Mechatronics Engineering Technology
About the Program
Students will gain knowledge and hands-on training for the in-demand field of mechatronics, which combines electronics, robotics, mechanics, instrumentation, process control and industrial automation. You may choose the associate degree program which can be completed in two years or a variety of shorter certificate programs. Currently enrolled high school students may be eligible for the Career and College Promise (CCP) Program.
Graduates of this program will be ready to work in a variety of positions including: technical service providers, materials and technologies testing services, process improvement technicians, engineering technicians, industrial technology managers, or research technicians. Graduates are able to excel in the fast-paced work environments of advanced manufacturing.
Students interested in a four-year degree in engineering should consult a faculty advisor about the Associate in Engineering Program at Blue Ridge Community College. This program allows students complete up to two years of coursework toward a bachelor's degree at Blue Ridge Community College, then transfer to a four-year college or university in North Carolina with an engineering program.