Technical Studies: Mechatronics


Credit Type: Associate Degree
Credit/NonCrdit: Credit
Length: 2 Years
Frequency: Full time
Mode of Delivery: Face-to-face, Hybrid
Location: Blue Ridge Community College, Weyers Cave, VA

Program Contact: Matt Goss
Contact Phone: 540-453-2408
Contact Email:

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Technical Studies with a specialization in Mechatronics is designed to provide the technical skills and knowledge needed for people who seek employment or professional development in a manufacturing environment.  The knowledge and skills needed for success as an industrial maintenance technician include a combination of drafting, trade mathematics, basic electronics, robotics, instrumentation, mechanical system concepts, basic controls and troubleshooting experiences.  The curriculum is structured so that students do not need previous electrical or electronics knowledge.

Full-time students may complete the Associate of Applied Science degree in two years; part-time students determine their own pace.  Students may be eligible to receive credit for some courses in these curricula through the College’s advanced standing process.  Examples include credit by examination or credit received through an articulation agreement.

Provider Information

Blue Ridge Community College

P.O. Box 80
Weyers Cave, Virginia 24486

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