Mechatronics Engineering Technology

The Mechatronics Engineering Technology program is designed to give you a diverse set of skills in automation for the manufacturing and industrial fields. Your employment opportunities range from robotics to automation technician and many others. You will obtain skills in programmable logic controllers (PLC) and robot programming, electrical, motor control, hydraulics/pneumatics and mechanisms.

This degree can be a stepping stone to further your career in engineering or automation. At this time, the job market is actively seeking qualified students and the pay ranges are very attractive.

Credentialing Options

About Mechatronics Engineering Technology

Frequently Asked Questions

You will need to follow the general enrollment process for GTCC.  During the advising process you will have the opportunity to indicate your desire to study within this curriculum. Your advisor will help you sign up for the specific courses you need.

Andrew Baughman
(336) 334-4822, ext. 53093

Ralph Prouty
(336) 334-4822, ext. 53094

Yes, Financial aid is available if you qualify. Please visit the Financial Aid web page or contact the Financial Aid office at 336-334-4822 Option 3.

Anyone can apply to the program, but depending on your previous education, you may need to take a placement test as part of the application process.

Presently, you will only need to purchase textbooks and lab manuals.

Typically, the courses are scheduled during the day, but we may schedule some in the evening depending on the needs of the program and students.

We receive job opportunities for students almost every week, and our graduates have a high placement rate into local employment.

Yes, there are many cross-over courses in the Electrical Systems Technology program.  Please see a program faculty member to discuss this option.

While the program is not designed to transfer, there are transfer-friendly universities.  Please see a faculty member for specific questions related to transfer.