The Mechatronics Engineering program will prepare you to be an automation technician who is qualified to design, build, test, install, troubleshoot, repair and modify automated equipment and systems. Students focus on new technology, such as robotics, automation, informatics, process control, and programmable logic controllers will give you a competitive edge over non-degreed persons.
The Mechatronics Engineering program at WCC is the first of its kind in the state of North Carolina. Graduates are in high demand both in the local area and across the country.
Graduates should qualify to sit for Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (PMMI) mechatronics or similar industry examinations.
Employment: Graduates should be qualified for employment in industrial maintenance and manufacturing including assembly, testing, startup, troubleshooting, repair, process improvement, and control systems.
Tuition for students taking fewer than 16 semester hours is $76.00 per semester hour for in-state students and $268.00 per semester hour for out-of-state students. Students enrolled for six or more semester hours credit will be charged a $30 student activity fee and a $16 technology fee; those enrolled for less than six semester hours will be charged a $15 student activity fee and an $8 technology fee. No student activity will be charged during the Summer Term