18 Credits    CERT 3137,  Academic Catalog 2022-2023

Degree Description

Designed for individuals to enter agribusiness careers related to the growing demand for installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, repair, reconfiguring, and/or replacement of mechatronic systems and components used in agricultural settings. This type of automation technology reduces input costs, decreases manual labor, improves safety and/or increase efficiency and accuracy within agribusiness.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Perform assembly, programing, maintenance, trouble shooting, repair, operation, and adjustment of mechatronic systems and components
  2. Perform work using appropriate safety practices
  3. Demonstrate effective participation in an agribusiness team

Campus: North Mankato
Program Start Dates: Fall

Estimate for 18 credit program

Tuition is paid on a semester by semester basis and will vary depending on the courses and total credits you take.

Tuition and Fees: $3,700
Tools and Equipment: $ n/a
Total Estimated Cost: $3,700 *

Compare the costs and you'll see that tuition at South Central College is much more affordable than other institutions.

*Based on 2022-23 tuition rates. Does not include extra expenses for online delivery, course fees, or course differental. Books, transportation, and living expenses also not included.

The course requirements listed below are specific to the current school year (noted above). If you need to view the program from previous years view our Catalog Archive.

Required Technical Courses (6 Courses)

Complete the following courses:

PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice. Your catalog of record may have different requirements.