Fluid Power Mechatronic Systems Certificate

  • Programs Offered

    • Certificate
  • Delivery Options

    • On-Campus
    • Accelerated
  • Credits

    • 10 credits
  • Timeline

    • One–three semesters

Enhance the Development of Future Tech

The rapid growth of robotics and automation has a current positive impact and future projections for impact on the United States economy. Such rapid growth of robotic automation in all sectors of industry will require an enormous number of technically sound specialists with the skills in industrial robotics and automation to maintain and monitor existing robots, enhance development of future technologies, and educate users on implementation and applications. Michigan Tech's on-campus fluid power mechatronic systems certificate helps you develop skills and competencies in fluid power, electro-hydraulics, dynamics and kinematics of robotic platforms, and holistic safety. 

Who is This Certificate For?

This certificate is for qualified professionals who want to enhance their skill set and can be a foundation to continue toward a graduate degree. It is also valuable for degree-seeking students looking to develop a concentration that gives them an edge in their career path.

What You Need to Know

The graduate certificate Fluid Power Mechatronic Systems program prepares students for professional certification in three different fluid power specialist categories: hydraulic specialist, pneumatic specialist, electronic controls specialist. Students develop specifications to reduce risks and select safety components, implement concepts in kinematics and dynamics of robot manipulators, and assess operating principles and design considerations for fluid power electrohydraulic components and systems.


To enroll in this certificate program, students must have a bachelor's degree in any engineering discipline. See complete admissions requirements.

Accelerated Option

Michigan Tech Bachelor's + 1 Semester = Accelerated Graduate Certificate

Current Michigan Tech undergraduates or recent alumni, get started right away. Our accelerated graduate certificates are a fast, affordable way to add graduate credentials to your bachelor's degree in as little as one semester. Be more marketable in your industry or prepare for your master's degree. Explore accelerated certificate options.


This graduate certificate requires a minimum of 10 total credits. Students may apply the credits earned for this certificate toward a graduate degree at Michigan Tech.


Graduate Director

David Wanless

Graduate Assistant

Pammi Washuleski

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Application Process and Admissions Requirements

Applications are reviewed on an individual basis using a holistic approach. Fill out our free graduate application online to apply to any of our programs. Official transcripts and scores are not required for the initial application, although you will need to upload them later.

Accredited by HLC

Michigan Tech has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) since 1928. Our Graduate School offers over 125 certificates, master's, and PhD programs to provide our students and the world with what tomorrow needs.