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Mechatronics

Why Choose the Mechatronics Program?

Mechatronics is a multidisciplinary field combining mechanical, electrical, telecommunications, control and computer engineering and focusing on the design and production of automated equipment. Trained mechatronics professionals design and drive the future of industry, as mechatronics systems form the backbone of every computer-controlled machine and sophisticated consumer product.

The interdisciplinary nature of CPTC's Mechatronics program prepares students for roles as mechatronics technicians or engineers in a wide range of career fields. Graduates gain experiences that cross different disciplines and prepare for a rapidly changing economy with the help of CPTC's dedicated faculty and latest industrial equipment.

Students acquire work-ready practical skills as they move towards a specialization such as robotics, agricultural automation, PLC programming, control systems, smart infrastructure or industrial automation.

Mechatronics is a cutting-edge, multidisciplinary field that provides a vast array of career opportunities. Graduating with an associate or bachelor degree in mechatronics makes you valuable to regional employers. Here at CPTC, you will earn credentials that can help you land a job in one of today’s most in-demand fields.

How Long It Takes:

Mechatronics BAS-META Degree: see program page

Mechatronics AAS-T Degree: 7 quarters

Mechatronics AAT Degree: 6 quarters

Mechatronics Flex 20 Certificate: 1 quarter

META Flex 20 Certificate: 1 quarter

All program lengths are estimates and are not guarantees.

Potential Careers

Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologist/Technician

Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologist/Technician Career & Wage Details


This is not a guarantee of employment or a certain wage. Full career data available at careeronestop.org.

Career Pathway

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Meet Your Instructors

Jason Sawatzki

Bldg 24, Rm 103
253-583-8810
jason.sawatzki@cptc.edu


Carl Wenngren

Bldg 24, Rm 103
253-583-8811
carl.wenngren@cptc.edu


Michael Mavor

Bldg 24, Rm 104
253-589-6084
michael.mavor@cptc.edu

Mechatronics Program Information Sessions usually occur at 3 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month.

To learn more about information sessions, visit cptc.edu/info-sessions.

Visit the Academic Calendar at cptc.edu/academic-calendar to see when the next information session is scheduled.

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