Our Mission

To prepare students to work as automation technicians or designers in the manufacturing sector along the Wasatch Front. Graduates will have skills in electronics, PLC programming, sensors, mechanical design, solid modeling, and pneumatics that will find direct application as they start their career in industry.

Mechatronics Engineering Technology is a hybrid discipline that utilizes Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and principles of Computer Science to design and produce complex computer controlled electromechanical systems.

Program Details

Areas of Focus

Students are trained and skilled in the following areas:

  • Mechanical Systems
  • Basic Electronics
  • Computer Systems
  • Programmable Logic Control
  • Software Tools for Mechatronics
  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing
  • Sensor Technology
  • Control Technology
  • Programming
  • Robotics

Occupations

Graduates work in a wide variety of electrical and electronic related fields. Employment positions may include the following:

  • Automation System Design in Advanced Manufacturing
  • Biotechnology
  • Life Sciences
  • Industrial Control Networking and Automation
  • Semiconductor Manufacturing
  • Aerospace and Defense
  • Information and Computer Technology