Degree programs have changed, shifting from traditional degrees leading directly to closely aligned positions in industry to preparing individuals with advanced technical competencies capable of engaging in interdisciplinary research and industry applications. This multidisciplinary degree will fill the need for applied researchers and for entrepreneurs to revitalize the US and global economies in advanced manufacturing and automation.

For current Michigan Tech students, this program is also available as an accelerated master's degree.

What You'll Work On

Advised by industrial advisory board members and other industry contacts to meet industry needs and to develop career pathways, this industry-driven curriculum addresses the need for skilled advanced manufacturing technologies. You'll learn core technical skills, advanced technical design skills, and core technical implementation/instrumentation skills used in design and manufacturing of control systems and devices in consumer products, aerospace and military, automotive, and other advanced manufacturing industries.

Who You'll Work With

Work with faculty and staff on various applied research projects with the goal of enhancing your knowledge in practical applications.

"A mechatronics degree is the key to your successful professional future."

Alex Sergeyev
Alex Sergeyev
Professor of Mechatronics, Electrical, and Robotics, Engineering Technology (MERET), Director FANUC Certified Industrial Robotic Training Center

The physical systems currently used in industry are robotically driven and with advanced controls. Mechatronics is an essential foundation for the expected growth in automation and manufacturing in the U.S. and worldwide. Professor Sergeyev's research is in developing advanced industrial robotics platforms and controls.

Where You'll Work

Students and graduates of the program will work in cybersecurity, telecommunications, computer science, automotive engineering, robotics, artificial intelligence, or consumer products and packaging.

Our 30-credit degree program is flexible and multidisciplinary. Choose from one of three options: