Mechatronics

Program Locations: Columbus Campus, Kearney Center
Program Level: Certificate, Diploma, Associate
Department: Skilled and Technical Sciences

Industrial technicians must integrate their understanding of math and science with various applied technologies to perform a variety of tasks associated with planning, developing, maintaining and repairing manufacturing equipment. Our Mechatronics program includes course in electronics, pneumatics, hydraulics, science, programmable logic controllers, motors, transformers, motor controls, pumps and mechanical systems.

Industry Partners

Industry partners of our Mechatronics program are offering student assistance through loan to scholarship opportunities. Listed below are some of our industry partners and links to their offerings and applications.

BD

BD is a global medical technology company that is advancing the world of health. BD’s scholarship program provides financial assistance to the most qualified individuals who are pursuing hard to fill technical careers. The scholarship award is in the amount of $4,000 over the course of the program ($2,000 per year). The awardee will have a 2-year work commitment to BD upon the completion of his/her degree. Email Shawna_Hilbert@bd.com for the scholarship terms and application.

Cargill

Cargill is looking for high caliber people to join their team as Industrial Maintenance Technicians. Cargill offers a Loan to Scholarship Career Placement Program for both their Columbus and Schuyler locations that includes paid tuition, books, supplies, on-campus housing, and equipment, as well as employment and career progression opportunities with Cargill. The recipients will work for Cargill for 2 years post-graduation.

Call 402-563-7760 for program requirements and application details.

Program Options

Associate of Applied Science

Diploma

Certificate

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Mechatronics Hands-On Learning Days

Columbus Campus

If you like working with your hands and want a challenging, high paying career, then join us for a day to learn more about what CCC and a degree in Mechatronics can offer you. Your day will include an immersive campus tour, lunch, and an in-depth exploration of our Mechatronics program.

September 27, 10 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
October 19, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
November 6, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
December 5, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
February 6, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
February 28, 10 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
March 12, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
April 8, 10 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.

  • What will it cost?
  • How long will it take?
  • What careers can I have?
What will it cost?

At 2018-19 tuition and fee rates, completing the 64 credits required for the Mechatronics degree costs:

Nebraska residents - $6,400

Non-residents - $9,216

These costs are for tuition and fees only for the program of study as listed in the CCC online catalog. It does not include the cost of foundations courses, retaking courses or taking courses in addition to those required for the degree. It does not include the cost of books, supplies, tools, computers or other items that may be required.

2018-19 Tuition and Fees (cost per credit) Tuition Fees Total
Nebraska Resident $88 $12 $100
Non Resident $132 $12 $144

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How long will it take?

Finish in 2 years by completing 16 credits a semester for 4 semesters

The length of time to complete a program is based on a student taking only the courses required for the program as listed in our online catalog. It does not include the cost of foundations courses that may be required based on COMPASS, ASSET or ACT scores, retaking courses or taking courses that are not required by your program of study.

Your adviser will develop a plan of study to meet your personal needs.

What careers can I have?

Check out Career Coach to learn about job openings, pay and careers.

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