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

Industrial technicians and mechatronics professionals are creating the future of industry and consumer products. In our Mechatronics program you will explore computer automated machines and develop problem solving and troubleshooting skills in mechanical, electrical, fluid power and programming areas. Courses include 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 scholarship terms and application.

Behlen Mfg. Co.

Behlen Mfg. Co. is an industry leader in livestock handling equipment, steel buildings, and commercial grain bins. They have a culture of continuous learning and education and support this value through their Tuition Reimbursement Program and Student Loan Repayment assistance. Behlen will pay 100% of the tuition and books up front for students interested in pursuing a career in Mechatronics. Behlen also offers internships and on the job training in technical positions as you work towards your degree. The beneficiaries of this program will be committed to work for Behlen for 2 years post-graduation. Email Duane Matson for more information.


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. Email Luke Muller for program requirements and application details.

Program Options

Associate of Applied Science



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Finish in 2 years by completing 14-17 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 assessment 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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