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Mechatronics Engineering Technology

Career Description

This program of study prepares students to use basic engineering principles and technical skills in developing and testing automated, servomechanical, and other electromechanical systems.

Career Information

Students enrolled in the Associate Degree program as full time students will complete the program in two years.  The purpose of the Mechatronics Engineering Technology program is to build the multi-skilled technician, including but not limited to automation, electrical and maintenance procedures.  You will be trained to troubleshoot and repair many systems when they malfunction making you a well rounded technician.  

Entry-Level Salary

A recent Graduate Placement Survey indicated and average salary of $40,599 for our Mechatronics Engineering Technology graduate.  With additional experience you could expect to earn $50,000 to $70,000 yearly.


The following is a list local employers in the field of Mechatronic Engineering Technology.

  • Campbell Soup Supply Co.
  • Dupont
  • Elkay Manufacturing
  • Kayser-Roth
  • Graphic Packaging
  • International Paper
  • Unilever
  • Purolator Filters, LLC
  • Quickie Manufacturing Corp.
  • Southeastern Health
  • Mountaire
  • NRG Energy
  • Sanderson Farms
  • FCC
  • Scotland Manufacturing
  • PWC
  • Pilkington
  • Lumber River Electric Membership Corporation
  • Smithfield
  • Goodyear

Program Requirements

The Mechatronics Engineering Technology AAS Degree is a 72-credit hour program. There is a basic core of 53 credit hours. The program also consists of 15 general education credit hours and six credit hours of additional track courses.

 Helpful Personal Attributes

Highly motivated to work with industry, a strong sense of ethical behavior, a positive attitude, ability to work well with others and effective oral, written and communication skills.

Program Contact

If you would like additional information about the Mechatronics Engineering Technology Program, contact Heath Worriax, Discipline Lead at 910-272-3469, email or Michael Levinson, Department Chair of Industrial Technologies at 910-272-3471, email