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 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 for the scholarship terms and application.


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.


Columbus Campus and Kearney Center

Program Options

Associate of Applied Science



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  • 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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  • 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.

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