|10-631-2 Associate Degree
Campus: New Richmond
|Financial Aid Eligible|
This program prepares the student to be employed at the technical level or higher on computers, industrial computer networks, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), and instruments. PLCs are often the heart of the control portion of the manufacturing process. The student will have both classroom and hands-on laboratory instruction with several systems to help students understand computer and PLC interfacing, control systems, network installation, and administration.
This program is unique in the state. Students in the Automation for Industrial Systems program have the opportunity to dual major with the IT-Network Specialist or IT-Systems Administration Specialist programs by completing additional coursework (see pages 126 and 128 for more information on these programs).
Career Pathways connect progressive levels of coursework to allow students to build upon their education. Each step in the pathway connects with employment options and provides the opportunity for advancement to higher levels. The Automation for Industrial Systems program includes the following pathway options:
Students in this program must:
The estimated total program cost for the two-year Automation for Industrial Systems program is $10,248 (does not include books, tools, supplies, or uniforms). This program is eligible for financial aid. View more information on program and costs.