Robotics and mechatronics combine principles of mechanics, engineering, and computing to create and improve new technology that contains artificial intelligence. The field includes both the robots or systems that automate a process and the surroundings that allow the robot to sense and interact with their environment. Robotics and mechatronics is a growing field that is increasingly valuable in a diverse number of industries such as manufacturing, healthcare, and logistics

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Why Study Robotics and Mechatronics

A shortage of labor in industries such as manufacturing means companies are looking for ways to automate their processes where they can. There is a high demand for skilled workers with a broad skill-set that can develop and integrate automation systems. A certificate or degree in robotics and mechatronics prepares students for a variety of high-pay, high-tech career fields.

Scholarship Opportunities

This program is eligible for the Kansas Promise Scholarship as well as many other scholarship. Visit the GCCC Financial Aid page for more information about what scholarships are available.

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