Automated Industrial Technology (Robotics)

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Automated Industrial Technology

As technology evolves and manual production processes continue to be eliminated, there will be increasing demand for experts in the industrial automation industry. If you love technology and want to be a part of the exciting future of advanced manufacturing, enroll in the Automated Industrial Technology program today. Upon successfully completing this program, you will be qualified for a job as an equipment or automation technician

This program will prepare you to operate, monitor, and maintain a variety of automated electro-mechanical, product assembly, process control, and product distribution systems that use programmable controls and other equipment to manage systems. You will learn how to analyze AC/DC circuits and analog/digital systems and how to apply electronic and fabrication techniques while adhering to safety, health, and environmental rules and regulations.

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The Right Pathway for You

MCC offers Certificates of Completion and Associate Degrees for this program. Your interests and goals will guide you in selecting the pathway that is ideal for you. You may find a combination of certificates or degrees is the fastest way to realize your dreams.


The knowledge and skills acquired while earning a Certificate of Completion (CCL) can help launch you into a new career or energize your current job. Generally requiring fewer credit hours than degrees or transfer programs, a CCL may be your best first step into higher education.

A list of available certificates offered in the Automated Industrial Technology program
Name Type Title Courses
Certificate of Completion CCL Automated Industrial Technology I
Certificate of Completion CCL Automated Industrial Technology II
Certificate of Completion CCL Cable and Wire Harness Assembly
Certificate of Completion CCL Industrial Technology for Semiconductor
Certificate of Completion CCL J-STD Soldering Certification
Certificate of Completion CCL Robotics Technology

Associate Degree

MCC’s associate degrees enhance your resume and prepare you to enter the workforce with an advantage. Whether you are interested in simply completing basic, required college courses or specializing in a specific area, there’s a degree for you.

A list of available associate degrees offered in the Automated Industrial Technology program
Name Type Title Courses
Associate in Applied Science AAS Automated Industrial Technology

Career Opportunities

Successful completion of a degree or certificate within the Automated Industrial Technology program may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Maricopa County-based annual median wages*. Some occupations may require additional education or training. You can click on any occupation to view more detail regarding education level, wages, and employment information.

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers


* Career and wage information provided by Lightcast using data, reports, and forecasts which are generated using government data sources and Lightcast’s proprietary analytical processes. Lightcast’s data covers multiple classes of workers including QCEW, non-QCEW, and those who are self-employed. Disclaimer

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