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Get up close and personal with mechatronics – the intersection of mechanical, electrical and computer engineering.

Degree Options to Fit Your Career Goals:

  • Associate in Applied Sciences Degree
    Earn a valuable Mechatronics Engineering Technology Associate Degree in approximately two years.
  • Diploma
    Learn Mechatronics Engineering Technology basics with a one-year diploma program.
  • Certificate
    Take a semester of Mechatronics-related courses to earn one of several certificate options.
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Learn more about Mechatronics Engineering Technology.


Mechatronics students learn by doing.

If you have an aptitude for math and science and a passion for working with your hands, the MET curriculum is for you. You’ll get hands-on experience using state-of-the-art mechanical and electrical training systems with pneumatics, hydraulics, sensors, conveyor systems and robotic arms.

Starting with basic engineering principles and technical skills, Alamance’s mechatronics curriculum develops your creative and analytical thinking skills to prepare you for a career in industrial maintenance and manufacturing.

The MET curriculum will teach you machine assembly, testing, startup, troubleshooting, repair, process improvement and control systems. The program targets employment opportunities in growing manufacturing facilities. Mechatronics is a growing field: according to Sokanu, a machine-learning database and career site, the mechatronics engineer job is expected to grow by 6.4 percent between 2016 and 2026. Our counselors and faculty advisors are always willing to talk to students interested in pursuing MET.

Mechatronics Engineering Technology graduates earn $50,000 yearly.

(Entry level estimate contingent on economy and geographic location)

What you'll learn

  • Industrial robotics
  • Prototype and operational testing
  • Manufacturing
  • Systems analysis
  • Maintenance procedures
  • Physics and mechanics
  • Automated systems
  • Computer-aided drawing
  • Instrumentation

Jobs you'll qualify for

  • Mechatronics Engineer/Technician
  • Automation Engineer/Technician
  • Control Process Technician
  • Electrical/Electronics Engineer/Technician
  • Robotic Engineer/Technician
  • Robotic Operator
  • Software Engineer/Technician in Automation
  • Software Engineer/Technician in Robotic Equipment

Curriculum plans for all levels

We know everyone is starting this journey from different places. That's why each plan is outfitted with specific courses to help you achieve your goals in your own time-frame.


Take the deepest dive into Mechatronics Engineering Technology with a two-year Associate in Applied Sciences degree. Gain exposure in all areas of mechatronics to prepare for a lucrative career in the industry.

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Are you interested in Mechatronics Engineering Technology but not sure you want to commit to a two-year degree program? Get a diploma in half the time by taking a variety of classes to help you gain all the skills needed to be successful.


Looking for a great value option? Learn all of the Mechatronics Engineering Technology basics in as little as one semester to become certified to begin employment as an engineer, operator, technician and more.

Join a group of skilled craftsmen who are moving the world forward with mechatronics technology.

As the demand for mechatronics grows, most students will secure employment before they even graduate from ACC.

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