Industrial Robotics and Automation Program
The Industrial Robotics and Automation program will provide students training in an industrial setting in topics such as assembling, installation, programming, troubleshooting, maintaining and operating industrial robotic systems. Students will develop skills in industrial controls, programming, vision systems, fluid power, multi axis motion control, and automation integration. Upon successful completion, students are awarded an Associate of Applied Sciences Degree.
Job opportunities for graduates in this field include, but are not restricted to such job titles as Robotics Programmer, Robot Maintenance Technician, Engineering Technician, Robotic Welding Programmer, Injection Molding Maintenance Technician/Electrician, Controls Technician, Maintenance/Robot Technician, Automation Controls Technician, Utility Field Services Technician/Robot Operator, and Electrical Technician.
These positions provide average wages that range anywhere from $30,000 to $80,000 or more. Many opportunities for career advancement also exist. Graduates pursuing this field may find jobs offering travel to areas around the nation or even the world, if they desire.
Anyone interested in Robotics and Automation will find these jobs challenging, yet rewarding.
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