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Advanced Mfg./Mechatronics Degrees and Certificates

Degree and Certificate Options for Advanced Manufacturing/Mechatronics Technology

Advanced Manufacturing/Mechatronics Technology

Eastfield College • Mountain View College • Richland College

Advanced manufacturing technology is used in automated fabrication machinery (robotics) that require skilled technicians to design, program, service and repair. Associate degrees focus on either design or electronics, with several complementary certificates, to develop marketable technician skills for the dynamic world of high-tech manufacturing. Mechatronics refers to the combination of mechanics and electronics.

Other programs related to Advanced Manufacturing

Engineering Technology - Advanced Manufacturing Emphasis

Richland College

Today’s manufacturing facilities and machinist shops rely on advanced manufacturing technology, advanced design software, programming skills, conventional machining, EDM and computer numerically controlled (CNC) machines to create high quality products. These Advanced Manufacturing-related courses of Engineering Technology emphasize marketable skills in a variety of automated processes to enter the dynamic world of high-tech manufacturing.

Learn more about the Engineering Technology program, including the Advanced Manufacturing Technology-related courses.


Electrical Engineering Technology

Eastfield and Richland Colleges
  • Electrical Engineering Technology A.A.S. This degree was designed in collaboration with Texas Instruments, using target competencies identified by the TI Engineering Council to create a job pathway for well-trained semiconductor manufacturing technicians. Its creation was funded by TI and the DCCCD, as well as a federal grant to Richland College to support the Veterans-Focused Engineering Technology Project for local veterans to enter or re-enter the job market. This degree can be completed in two years by a full-time student. Eastfield and Richland Colleges

Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College Career Training (TAACCCT) Grant

Richland College is the recipient of a $3.25-million grant awarded by the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College Career Training (TAACCCT) to meet regional employer needs through associate degree and certificate programs in electronics and manufacturing. The program also offers nationally recognized credentials from the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) and the International Society of Certified Electronics Technicians (ISCET).