Industrial Robotics Certificate

  • Programs Offered

    • Certificate
  • Delivery Options

    • On-Campus
    • Accelerated
  • Credits

    • 11 credits
  • Timeline

    • Two–three semesters

Learn Advanced Skills for FANUC Industrial Robots

The on-campus Industrial Robotics graduate certificate program aims to prepare technically sound specialists with industrial robotics and automation skills—skills which are needed to maintain and monitor existing robots, help develop future technologies, and educate users on implementation and applications.

Who is This Certificate For?

The graduate certificate in Industrial Robotics is for experienced industry professionals and Michigan Tech graduate students interested in developing advanced skills in mechatronics. The program prepares professionals for high-demand careers in robotics automation in all sectors of industry.

What You Need to Know

The graduate certificate for Industrial Robotics program is designed to develop skills and competencies in operating, programming, and troubleshooting FANUC industrial robots and configuring and setting up robotic vision systems commonly used to enhance industrial processes. The curriculum contains a significant laboratory component operating industrial-scale FANUC robots and learning industry standards of Roboguide simulation software. The certificate teaches skills related to network security and cybersecurity of industrial control systems.


To enroll in this certificate program, students must have a preferred major of engineering/engineering technology disciplines, such as material science, manufacturing, electrical, mechatronics, and mechanical. 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 11 total credits. Students may apply the credits earned for this certificate toward a graduate degree at Michigan Tech.


Graduate Director

Aleksandr Sergeyev

Graduate Assistant

Margaret Landsparger

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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.

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