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The term Mechatronics is a combination of “mechanical” and “electronics” and is a high-growth career field rich with opportunity. This program is designed for people who are interested in plant maintenance, set up, installation, and assembly. Mechatronic professionals act as a link between manufacturing technicians and engineers and in most cases work from conception to completion of a project. As a student in the Mechatronics Engineering Technology program you will be versed in mechanical, electronic, and computer control systems. You’ll also learn about fluid power, automation, and robotics to create machines with a variety of capabilities.

Areas of employment:

  • Medical Technology
  • Electronics
  • Agriculture
  • Biotechnology
  • Automotive Industries

Campuses:  Faribault, North Mankato, and Online with iMEC

Program Start Dates: Fall and Spring Semesters

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What Mechatronics Students Say

  • "Mechatronics is a fantastic plan for a secure and life long career."
    Zachary Volgarian Mechatronics Student
  • "The Mechatronics program is a great step to advance my skills in a technical world."
    Kyle Hansen Mechatronics Student
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Faculty Spotlight - Mechatronics

Alex Goff
Alex Goff
Education:B.S., Minnesota State University, Mankato
North Mankato Phone:(507) 389-7498
North Mankato Office:G160
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Chris Blaisdell
Chris Blaisdell
Education:B.S., MnSU, Mankato
North Mankato Phone:(507) 389-7489
North Mankato Office:G140
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Dean Hines
Dean Hines
Faribault Phone:(507) 332-5863
Faribault Office:B-126
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Doug Laven
Doug Laven
Education:B.S., Minnesota State University, Mankato; M.B.A.,University of Phoenix
North Mankato Phone:(507) 389-7460
North Mankato Office:F100
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Advanced Manufacturing Majors

Robots, computer systems, and complex machines have transformed they way we design and produce products. America's advanced manufacturing continues to expand faster than the overall economy increasing the need and pay for skilled workers.