Are you curious about how things work? Do you get easily bored with doing the same job repeatedly? Do you enjoy solving problems and finding solutions?
Mechatronics, which combines mechanical engineering, electronics and more, may be for you. Take the next step to learn about earning your Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in mechatronics.
What can I do with this in the workforce?
You will be ready to join the workforce as a multi-skilled technician in a wide variety of industrial, manufacturing and commercial settings.
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What is HACC’s program like?
Our professors focus on automation and advanced industrial robotics and Programmable Logic Controls (PLCs) courses used throughout the industry. Through theory and hands-on learning, you will learn how to maintain, repair and manage mechanical, electrical, electronic, fluid power and control systems, as well as the designs of automated equipment. We will work with you to help you understand the different systems and how they all relate to each other.
After graduating from our program, you will know how to:
What classes will I take?
Can I transfer my credits to a four-year college or university?
Yes! Although this program is designed to lead directly to employment, our associate degree programs are designed to be flexible enough to transfer to a wide variety of four-year colleges and universities with no loss of credit. However, each individual college has its own unique program. We encourage you to select a four-year school as soon as possible. This will allow you to learn the transfer college’s program requirements so that you can take the proper classes at HACC.
Your transfer options include:
|Bloomsburg University of PA:||Bachelor of Applied Science Technical Leadership (ONLINE & campus) (pdf)
|Siena Heights University Online:||Mechatronics into Bachelor Degree Applied Science (ONLINE) (pdf)
Where can I complete this program?
You can complete the entire program at our Harrisburg Campus’s Midtown location.
Does HACC offer scholarships?
Yes! Through the HACC Foundation, there are scholarships available. Please visit hacc.edu/scholarships for details and deadlines.
When can I apply?
We offer classes in the spring, summer and fall. Visit our website to apply anytime. Please include the unique program code 4711 with your application to ensure you apply to the correct program.
How can I learn more?
If you’re looking for a career that ties electrical and mechanical skills with communication and problem-solving abilities, our Mechatronics Program can be your starting point or take you to the next level. Please contact an admissions counselor or department chair Kelley Engle to learn more. You may also request more information online.