2024-25 Course Catalog

Technical Certificate

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About the Program

The Robotics Certificate will prepare students to work with robots commonly used in manufacturing and production environments. Students will learn coordinate systems, mechanical and electrical components, programming and troubleshooting, end-of-arm tooling, and the integration of robots in work cells and assembly lines.

Learning Outcomes

  • Interpret mechanical and electrical drawings and details using appropriate fundamental engineering principles
  • Program industrial robots manufactured from both Yaskawa Motoman and Fanuc Program
  • Troubleshoot systems controlled by programmable logic controllers.
  • Follow required mechanical, electrical and environmental safety procedures.
  • Work both independently and as an integral part of a technical team

Occupational Certificate Opportunities

  • FANUC Handling Tool Operation and Programming
  • OSHA- 10

Application Requirements


  • MTC Application for Admission and nonrefundable applicable fee.
  • Final high school transcript (or GED results) and college transcripts (if applicable).
  • STEM Level 3 required to register for first math course in the Engineering program
  • Demonstrate college-readiness by achieving the required minimum score on a placement test, successfully completing any required college foundation courses, or satisfying other measures including but not limited to high school coursework, previous college coursework, samples of work, etc. Technology Skills Test (TST) is required. Any college foundation courses recommended by placement assessment results are also required.


Career Opportunities

  • Entry-level Robotics Technician
  • Entry-level Electrical Engineering and Electronics Technician
  • Entry-level Maintenance Technician


The following is a typical course sequence for completing this program. The actual time needed to complete the program will vary according to each student’s individual needs.

First Semester

GET1000Intro to Engineering


EET1000Introduction to Electricity


EET2010Intro to Programmable Controllers


EET2400Robotics I


OIS1240Computer Applications


FYE1000Academic and Career Success


Second Semester

EET2060Advanced Programmable Controllers


EET2460Robotics II


EET1301Robot Handling Tool Operations and Progr


MET1020Engineering Drawings and Diagrams


MET1500Mechanical Drives


MET2100Fluid Power


Total Credit Hours: 31