Enroll in the Mechatronics Associate Degree Program

With an associate degree in Mechatronics, students learn theoretical concepts and practical skills to control and operate industrial automated equipment. The degree builds knowledge and competency to gain employment in a variety of positions.

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Earn a Mechatronics Associate Degree Designed for You!

An Associate of Applied Science in Mechatronics is designed by experts to equip students with the technical skills and practical experience needed to operate automated industrial equipment.

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Build a solid foundation for a promising career with our Associate of Applied Science in Mechatronics. Blue Ridge CTC offers a blend of real-world knowledge and additional workforce skills employers look for in qualified applicants.

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13,100

New Jobs

Projected for various in-demand skills/roles in mechatronics by 2030!

$29.02 per hour

Average Salary

Hourly estimated for Electro-mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians.

$60,360 per year

Average Annual Salary

For Electro-mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and technicians.

    • BLS predicts 13,100 new jobs in the mechatronics sector by 2030.
    • As per BLS, the average annual salary for Electro-mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians is $60,360, while per hour salary is calculated at $29.02.

Why Pursue a Mechatronics Associate Degree?

The two-year associate degree in Mechatronics helps students understand the state-of-the-art industrial equipment used in modern processing and distribution industries. The degree lets students:

    • Learn scientific and engineering concepts to operate high-tech industrial machines.
    • Develop a solid foundation to pursue a successful career as a Mechatronics specialist.
    • Build a pathway for continued education in the future.

Begin a Rewarding Career with the Mechatronics Associate Degree

Want to learn how to program, control and maintain modern automated machines? The Mechatronic program can help students gain the in-demand technical skills to work as a Mechatronics Technologist.

This program teaches all the core concepts and fundamentals of mechatronics and mechanical systems. Beyond academics, students get real-world training and industry-focused guidance from experienced faculty members for an enriched learning experience.

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What Will You Learn - Curriculum Overview

With Blue Ridge CTC’s associate degree in Mechatronics, students learn technical skills through hands-on training and apply them while operating the latest automated equipment used in manufacturing and processing units.

The Mechatronic program helps students learn mechatronics concepts such as technical physics, technical mathematics, 3D modeling, lab, mechatronics introduction, electricity, electronics, fluid power, and much more. The curriculum helps students:

    • Learn writing of industrial programming logic controls.
    • Understand the concepts and applications of fluid power technology
    • Learn to set up, operate, program, maintain, and troubleshoot scaled manufacturing systems.
    • Learn quality control foundations, practice effective communication and team building.

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Deliver real-world learning to shape a students’ job market competency.

Impart teaching that promotes creativity and sets the base for further 4-year programs.

Extend a smart learning model that raises job prospects.

Integrate best-in-class learning formats and resources to drive focused learning.

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We provide comprehensive Student Support Services to promote student success.

Student Services provides a variety of support, including tutoring, accessibility accommodations, and more!

We provide high-tech classes, supporting labs, and study areas to promote a balanced education.

We recognize talent and celebrate performance with awards and acknowledgments.

We have supportive staff to help with personal, professional, and academic challenges.

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We support students from admission through the career search! Career Services assists students:

Find the right kind of job with a career inventory assessment.

Get assistance on resume writing and referral to participating employer partners.

With interview preparation to boost their morale and get prepared with the right narration to win job negotiations.

Get a holistic learning environment, where they are nurtured to become the next set of professionals entering the workforce.

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As a community of students, faculty, staff, and external stakeholders, we strive for diversity, equity, and inclusion on our campuses, both inside and outside of the classroom.

Campus diversity encourages open dialogue on campus.

Equity removes barriers and ensures equal opportunities are afforded to all.

Our campus offers an inclusive, welcoming environment where all are valued, celebrated, and included.

The campus community promotes diversity and inclusion through a variety of speakers and events.

Hands-on Training and Internship Opportunities

We are committed to providing students with real-time training and internship opportunities to enter the workforce directly after graduating.

We provide industry expert instruction to strengthen job-specific skills needed for real-world challenges.

We assist students with internship opportunities to find their way to a successful career.

We provide industry-certified expert supervision and guidance to raise students’ job prospects in the Government and Private sectors.

Our campus is well equipped with state-of-the-art laboratories, machinery, hardware, and software required to provide the technical skills needed for real jobs.

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Whether you are a student worrying about tuition fees or are a parent assisting a child paying for college, we have a wide variety of financial resources available.

    • State and Federal Grant Programs
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Frequently Asked Questions

Have questions about pursuing an Associate of Applied Science in Mechatronics program? We can help!

Admission requirements to the Mechatronics degree program include a high school diploma or equivalent and a complete application packet. Students who have earned credits at other Colleges or Universities must also provide official copies of those transcripts. There is also a $25 application fee that can be paid at any time once an application is submitted.

To choose an associate degree in Mechatronics, you must consider the time to complete, cost of tuition, and quality of the instruction provided.

If you need additional insight into career options, consider getting an additional career inventory assessment before exploring career options that align with your personal and professional interests.

This degree is a good option for students who want to build a strong foundation for entering the workforce.

After pursuing a Blue Ridge CTC associate degree in Mechatronic, students may seek direct workforce entry positions and can become qualified for many lucrative career opportunities available in the local economy. The program incorporates real-world skills and content-specific knowledge needed to successfully land the career of dreams.

For our associate degree in Mechatronics, students are not required to submit ACT or SAT scores to qualify. Students may need ACT or SAT scores, or free placement testing to qualify for courses such as English, Math, or Chemistry. Placement testing can be scheduled at any time during the application process.

Disclaimer

Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs. BRCTC cannot guarantee that job titles or the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive. Two year completion is approximate and based on full-time enrollment. Student testimonials, income statements, and examples on the College website are the results of real students. These testimonials are not intended to guarantee that anyone will achieve the same or similar results. Each individual’s success depends on his or her desire, commitment, dedication, and motivation to pursue academic and workforce opportunities. Testimonials are not intended to create a contract between a student and the College.

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