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Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechatronics Engineering Technology and Automation (META)

Why choose the Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechatronics Engineering Technology and Automation (META)?

CPTC’s Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechatronics Engineering Technology and Automation (BAS-META) degree is the first Bachelor’s degree in mechatronics to be offered anywhere in the Pacific NW.  Mechatronics focuses on the convergence of mechanical, electrical and computer controls in complex systems and automation.  

The BAS-META builds upon associate degree coursework by adding additional engineering math and physics, as well as hands-on work with cutting edge industrial technology and practices such as IIOT, Digital Twins, Sustainable Manufacturing, and Data Analytics.

The BAS-META degree has been designed to meet the needs of students who want to become: Automation engineers, Applications Engineers, Robotic Integrators, PLC Programmers, and a host of other engineering technology related job titles.

How Long It Takes:

BAS-META Program Courses

All program lengths are estimates and are not guarantees.

A typical full-time student will complete the program in an estimate of 21 months. Half-time students should anticipate completion in an estimated 36-42 months.
Full time students should plan to dedicate 45 hours per week to the program.

Admission Dates:

Fall, Spring Quarters. 

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BAS-META Course Description

BAS-META Admissions Instructions

BAS-META Admissions Forms

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Potential Careers

Automation Engineers

In Washington, median pay for a Robotics Engineer is $72,180-$128,780 per year.

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Meet Your Instructors

Jason Sawatzki

Bldg 24, Rm 103
253-589-8810
jason.sawatzki@cptc.edu


Carl Wenngren

Bldg 24, Rm 103
253-589-8811
carl.wenngren@cptc.edu

Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechatronics Engineering Technology and Automation (META) Program Information Sessions occur at 3 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month. For more information and a complete schedule of session dates, view our Program Info Session Schedule.

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