Mechatronics

(Industrial Maintenance)

The Associate in Applied Science degree in Advanced Manufacturing with a major in Mechatronics is a curriculum designed to teach courses in industrial wiring, precision measurements, pneumatic and hydraulics systems, preventive maintenance, industrial automation systems, frequency and mechanical drives, and industrial robotics.

The course delivers a workforce readiness platform for those who are seeking employment in industrial maintenance and advanced manufacturing, and also for maintenance technicians currently employed in the field.

Mechatronics earnings

Graduates of the Mechatronics program may become employed as an industrial maintenance technician, machine repair technician, industrial electrician, industrial robotic technician, and troubleshooter for programmable logic controllers.

According to Lightcast Economic Modeling, the median salary for a mechatronics career is $51,068. 

Note: Salary ranges can vary widely depending on location and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

Earn your mechatronics certificate or degree

  • Begin in Fall¬†

  • Begin in Spring

  • Begin in Summer


Connecting Students with Industry (CSI)

The Drake State CSI (Connecting Students with Industry) Advanced Industrial Maintenance (AIM) Program partners students with North Alabama industry while they pursue a two-year technical associate degree in mechatronics. The program combines cutting-edge curriculum with advanced manufacturing technology, paid work-based learning experience, and highly sought-after business soft skill principles. Apply for the CSI Program and work for one of our industry partners while earning your degree at Drake State.

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Mechatronics Department

3421 Meridian Street North
Huntsville, AL 35811
256-539-8161

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