Mechatronics Degree & Certification
If you like working with your hands and want a variety of industry skills, this program may be for you.
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What to Know at a Glance
2 year associate degree (60 sch);
1 year certificate (45 sch);
1 semester certificate (16 sch)
Full-time; Part-time; Day classes; Night classes
Where it is offered
Develop a wide range of industrial skills- all in one package. With our Mechatronics degree and certificate program, you’ll train in six different trades, giving yourself a diverse skill-set that qualifies you to fill a number of industrial jobs.
Our Mechatronics degree program trains you to diagnose industrial machinery for operational issues, work with motors, pumps, hydraulics and programmable logic control systems, so you can keep machinery running smoothly. Train on state-of-the-art equipment donated by local industries such as Cooper Tire to solve mechanical problems that every manufacturer faces.
- Mechatronics Certificate – 1 year (45 sch)
- Manufacturing Technician Assistant Certificate – 1 semester (16 sch)
Pumps, Compressors, & Mechanical Drives
A study of the theory and operations of various types of pumps and compressors. Topics include mechanical power transmission systems including gears, v-belts, and chain drives. Second year course.
Applications of industrial automation systems including identification of system requirements, equipment integration, motors, controllers, and sensors. Coverage of set-up, maintenance, and testing of the automated system.
Hydraulics and Pneumatics
Discussion of the fundamentals of hydraulics and pneumatics, components of each system and the operations, maintenance, and analysis of each system. Second year course.
- Critical Thinking
- Problem Solving
- Safety Awareness
- Time Management
Possible Careers and Salaries
Industrial Engineering Technologist
Industrial Machinery Mechanics
Supervisor of Mechanics, Installers and Repairers
Approximate total program cost for in-district (Bowie County residents) for the Industrial Maintenance Program is $6,870.
“I am learning hands-on skills that could transfer to a variety of different career paths that have stable job security.”
– Spencer Eaton, Industrial Maintenance Student
Mechatronics Program Coordinator
Director of Workforce Education