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Automated Industrial Technology

Program Overview

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 engineering and want to be a part of the exciting future of robotics, machining, and industrial automation, enroll in the Automated Industrial Technology program today. Upon successfully completing this program, you will be qualified for a job as an industrial engineering technician or a manufacturing production 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 like robotics, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, and electronic devices. 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. This curriculum will prepare you for the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS) certification exams.

Get started today with the Automated Industrial Technology program!

Students at any Maricopa Community College may need to complete courses at more than one of our colleges.

Why Estrella Mountain Community College?

Some of the most satisfying careers are those where you can work with your hands to problem-solve and help other people!

The Automated Industrial Technology program at EMCC prepares students to troubleshoot, maintain and repair a variety of electro-mechanical, product assembly, process control, and product distribution systems. These systems include robotic, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical and electronic devices.

Students gain the skills to define, integrate, install, program and maintain complex control systems. Beyond the mechanics, students also work to increase their communication, problem-solving, and professional skills needed to be successful in this field.