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Automated Systems Technology - Mechatronics

Integrating mechanical, electronic, fluid power (hydraulics or pneumatics) and computer robotics to streamline processes and improve quality of production, mechatronics is one of the fastest growing fields in manufacturing.  In Macomb’s program, you will learn about mechanics, sensors, basic electronics, pneumatics, hydraulics, control logic and robot programming.  Working with a Programmable Logic Controller (PLC), you will also write and troubleshoot programs for an actual assembly line that manufactures a real product.

Top 3 Reasons to Choose Macomb for Automated Systems Technology - Mechatronics

  1. Save $18,000+ by starting here - 80% of our students leave debt free
  2. Learn by doing, in state-of-the-art labs
  3. Access to job placement through Career Services

Automated Systems Technology - Mechatronics Courses at Macomb

  • Mechatronics - AC/DC Electrical Systems
  • Mechatronics – Electrical Control Systems
  • Mechatronics – Electronic Sensors
  • Mechatronics – Pneumatics
  • Mechatronics – Automated Material Handling
  • Mechatronics – Mechanical Systems
  • RCL Analysis
  • Industrial Computer Technology
  • Mechatronics Programming – Siemens PLC
  • Industrial Technology Fundamentals
  • Electronic Technology
  • Semiconductor Theory and Devices
  • Semiconductor Devices and Circuits
  • Microcontrollers with Robotic Application
  • Pneumatic Technology Fundamentals
  • Industrial Hydraulic Fundamentals

Career Opportunities in Automated Systems Technology - Mechatronics

With an Associate of Applied Science Degree or Certificate in Automated Systems Technology - Mechatronics, you will be qualified for positions that include mechanical engineering technician, electrical and electronics engineering technician, robotics technician and electro-mechanical technician.

Transfer Pathways

Local universities, including Wayne State and Lawrence Technological universities, offer a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering Technology, and credits earned in Macomb’s Automated Systems Technology – Mechatronics Program transfer to most of them. 

If you intend to transfer and pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechatronics or a related field, speak with a Macomb counselor or academic advisor as soon as possible after you have applied to Macomb to plan the best pathway.


How do I find out more about the Mechatronics Program?

For more information, contact the Mechatronics Program advisors: Professor Jennifer Seger, 586.445-7326, Professor Ken Dulinski, 586-445-7248, or the Engineering Technology office, 586-445-7435.

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