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Mechatronics engineering at Motlow College

    Motlow State Community College
    P.O. Box 8500
    Lynchburg, TN 37352-8500
    Mr. Fred Rascoe
    Director of Career Readiness
    (931) 668-7010
    frascoe@mscc.edu
    McMinnville Center 165
Mechatronics is a blend of mechanical, electrical and computerized technologies that together form a complex system used by many manufacturing, packaging and other modern operations. The need for skilled individuals to support these systems is on-going. Therefore, Motlow College has introduced the Associates of Applied Science degree in Mechatronics Technology and a Certificate of Credit in Mechatronics.
Students entering the Mechatronics program will be exposed to basic functions of electrical components; the systematic flow of energy and measurement of components. Students will learn troubleshooting techniques, systematic preventive maintenance and safety with respect to electrical components, pneumatic and hydraulic controls and PLCs used in a mechatronics system. These are all skills necessary to prepare students for the highly-sought Level 1 certification as a Siemens Mechatronics System Assistant. Motlow provides Mechatronics options, including the Mechatronics A.A.S. degree, Mechatronics A.A.S. degree with a concentration in Robotics, or a Mechatronics certificate. This high-wage, high-demand program prepares you for a career in fields such as automotive, power production, manufacturing, robotics, and more.
The Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in Mechatronics is a two-year program designed for graduates to enter the workforce. The AAS in Mechatronics prepares you for a career in fields such as automotive, power production, manufacturing, and more. When you have finished the Mechatronics Certificate, you will take the Level 2 Certification Examination to become a Certified Mechatronic Systems Associate (High-level technician). 

The one-year Certificate is designed for graduates to either enter the workforce or continue to the A.A.S. program. When you have finished the Mechatronics Certificate, you will take the Level 1 Certification Examination to become a Certified Mechatronic Systems Assistant (Intelligent machine operator). The Certificate in Mechatronics prepares you for a career in many fields such as automotive, power production, manufacturing, and more. 

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