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Anne Arundel Community College

Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) located in Arnold, Maryland is an award-winning, fully accredited, public two-year institution serving more than 53,000 students each year through credit and noncredit programs in more than 200 areas of study and more than 2,800 courses.

AACC has both a certificate (30 credits) and an Associates degree in Mechatronics. The certificate is a compressed program that takes people with no prior experience and prepares them for entry-level jobs. Mechatronics graduates receive hands-on training in electronics, mechanics and computers, thus enabling them to work in a variety of industrial and manufacturing fields.
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Blue Ridge Community and Technical College (BRCTC)

In an environment focused on affordability and achievement, Blue Ridge Community and Technical College (BRCTC) offers associate degrees, certificates, and certification training in liberal arts, business administration, computer technology, applied engineering technology and allied health fields. BRCTC's programs are learner-centered and essential to the needs of a fast-paced, global economy.

Furthermore, the Mechatronics program supplies local industries with maintenance technicians, who can install, service, repair and maintain a variety of industrial automation equipment. The first year of the program prepares the student to be a certified machine operator. The second year builds on the skills and knowledge of the first year and prepares the student to enter the workforce as a mechatronics technician.

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Bossier Parish Community College

Founded in 1967, Bossier Parish Community College (BPCC) is a 2-year community college located in northwest Louisiana. BPCC has been recognized by Community College Week as one of the fastest growing community colleges in the nation and one of the main factors attributing to BPCC’s success is its commitment to a consumer-driven mindset.

By focusing on employment sectors with the highest demand growths such as oil & gas technology; industrial technology; construction management; and engineering, BPCC’s program offerings meet the needs and opportunities of the regional economy.

BPCC has added and is continually developing programs in Mechatronics and Advanced Manufacturing which that have contributed to the College’s growth from 4,700 students in 2008 to more than 8,500 students in fall 2013, the highest in the school’s history.

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Calhoun Community College

Calhoun Community College is the largest 2-year college in the State of Alabama and enrollment consistently remains between 11,000-12,000 students. The Pre-engineering and Technology programs prepare tomorrow’s engineers and technicians for successful careers in their chosen fields; as well as developing strong industrial partnerships. Being the home of the Alabama Robotics Technology Park, a partnership with AIDT (Alabama Industrial Development Training), only adds to Calhoun’s extensive technological capabilities. Calhoun’s dedication to specialized training is exemplified by the success of its workforce development training and the distinctive separation of individualized crafts in its Industrial Maintenance program.

The addition of Mechatronics to Calhoun’s technology programs will only increase the strength of its existing offerings and allow for stronger partnerships with companies that utilize Siemens technologies. The goal of Calhoun’s technology programs has always been to offer as close as possible a “real-world” application. The Mechatronics trainer in itself is a production line. The Mechatronics curriculum and processes will be added to all current Automation classes to strengthen and improve the success of Calhoun’s students.


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California University of Pennsylvania

California University of Pennsylvania is a diverse, caring and scholarly learning community dedicated to excellence in the liberal arts, science and technology, and professional studies.

For more than 150 years Cal U has been known for its educational excellence and for its commitment to the core values of Integrity, Civility and Responsibility.

As a proud member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, Cal U serves more than 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Since 2004, The Princeton Review has ranked Cal U as one of the best regional universities in the Northeast.

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Central Piedmont Community College

Central Piedmont Community College is the largest community college in North Carolina and the 3rd largest community college in the US with 70,000 students. It offers approximately 300 degree and certification programs, customized corporate training, market-focused continuing education, and special interest classes. In 2002, the National Alliance of Business named CPCC the “Community College of the Year” for its response to the workforce and technology needs of local employers and job seekers through innovative educational and training strategies.

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Cochise College

Cochise College provides accessible educational opportunities that are responsive to a diverse population and lead to constructive citizenship, meaningful careers and lifelong learning. The college offers quality instruction, transferable degrees, valuable workforce training, and online education in a wide range of disciplines from Business Management, over Fine Arts, Mathematics to different educational fields in technology.

Cochise College opened in 1964 as one of the first community colleges in Arizona. Today, they provide high-quality associate’s-level education, professional development and workforce training to about 14,000 students each year.

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College of Lake County

The Mechatronics technician program at the College of Lake County is a one-year, 30-credit hour certificate that applies mechanical, electrical and computer technologies to automated “intelligent” machinery. The program focuses on developing system-level troubleshooting skills and prepares students to assist in the design of mechatronic systems and to install, maintain, modify and repair mechatronic systems, equipment and component parts.

The College of Lake County (CLC), founded in 1969, is a public two-year comprehensive community college dedicated to serving the postsecondary needs of individuals within Lake County in northeastern Illinois. The college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. CLC’s 17,685 students (Fall 2013) attend classes at one of the college’s three campuses. The main Grayslake campus is centrally located and accessible to students from all parts of the county. The Lakeshore Campus is in Waukegan, the county seat and its largest city (89,426). The Southlake Campus is in the south-central part of the county. Classes also are held at 19 extension sites; many courses are offered online.

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Danville Community College

Danville Community College, established in 1967, is one of 23 two-year comprehensive public institutions of higher education operating under the statewide Virginia Community College System. The college serves the rural Southern Virginia region, which includes Pittsylvania and Halifax counties and the city of Danville. With a current enrollment of over 6,000 students, DCC offers certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees in more than 100 programs of study.

In addition to traditional liberal arts dual enrollment courses, in recent years, DCC has added an extensive line-up of workforce development dual enrollment programs, including Precision Machining Technology, Welding, and Industrial Maintenance/Mechatonics. These courses enable high school students to either enter the workforce with valuable job skills upon graduation or to articulate the credits to DCC to accelerate award of a college degree, diploma, or certificate.

Working with over 150 businesses and serving more than 4,000 workers per year, DCC’s Workforce Services team is recognized throughout both the industrial and academic world as a leader in workforce education. Danville Community College specializes in custom training as well as non-contractual education, offering associate degrees, diplomas, and certificate programs in 28 technical fields – many of which have graduate in-field career placements of 90 percent or higher.

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Greenville Technical College

Greenville Technical College is a public 2-year college in South Carolina, USA. It was established in the early 1960s and currently offers over 160 academic programs. On its four campuses 14,000 academic students and more than 54,000 continuing education registrants prepare for today’s and tomorrow’s career opportunities or prepare to pursue a four-year degree and beyond.

Surrounded by world-class manufacturing and business leaders, including BMW, Michelin, Lockheed Martin and others, Greenville Tech offers excellent training and placement opportunities to students. Moreover, Greenville Tech students benefit from extensive hands-on training, internships, co-op programs, and partnerships with area business and industry.

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Ivy Tech Community College

Ivy Tech Community College is the state’s largest public post-secondary institution and the nation’s largest singly-accredited statewide community college system with more than 200,000 students enrolled annually. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.
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Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS)

The Kentucky Community and Technical College Systems (KCTCS) is the umbrella organization for a number of SMSCP partner schools as well as the Preferred Provider for course-specific Instructor Certification training for the SMSCP in North America.

Since its creation in 1997, KCTCS has become the largest provider of postsecondary education and workforce training in the Commonwealth. In fact, for most Kentuckians, the journey to higher education begins here - at one of the 16 colleges located on 65 campuses across the state. KCTCS is making higher education more accessible, more relevant and more responsive to citizen, employer and community needs, with a goal of doubling its enrollment by the year 2020. KCTCS has more than 81,000 students enrolled in credit programs as of 2007.

The Kids to Love Foundation / KTECH

Kids to Love is a 501(c)3 approved organization dedicated to meeting the needs of foster children.  Our mission is to Invest, Educate and Sustain. Since incorporating in 2004, Kids to Love has impacted the lives of more than 200,000 foster children.  

KTECH, located in northern Alabama, launched in 2016, offering Mechatronics/Advanced Manufacturing training to young adults living in foster care, Armed Forces Veterans, and non-traditional students.  The KTECH mission is to provide specialized workforce training and credentialing for high demand occupations to a targeted, underserved population.  

The course is offered as an accelerated 15 week or  6 month program, putting  students on the fast track toward a career in industries such as advanced manufacturing, automotive, and healthcare, thus bridging the gap between industry and a certified employment pool.

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Lansing Community College

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Macomb Community College

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Motlow State Community College

Motlow State Community College is one of thirteen community colleges governed by the Tennessee Board of Regents, the sixth largest system of higher education in the USA. The College is located in Lynchburg, Tennessee, USA, and was founded in 1969.

Today, the college offers high quality two-year associate degree programs and certificates in a variety of educational fields for a student body of about 5000 students. Students of all ages come to Motlow to improve and/or update their existing career skills and knowledge by completing a certificate program, or to complete a two-year program of study for the purpose of entering the workforce or transferring to a 4-year school to complete an undergraduate baccalaureate degree.

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Mott Community College


Mott Community College

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Nashville State Community College

Nashville State Community College is one of thirteen community colleges governed by the Tennessee Board of Regents, the sixth largest system of higher education in the USA. The College offers a high quality, technical education as you prepare to enter the workforce, or gives you a strong foundation as you plan to move on to a four-year school.

The Mechatronics Technical Certificate program at Nashville State Community College provides students with the necessary skills to work as a technician in an integrated multidisciplinary industrial environment. Students acquire the knowledge and hands-on training in electronics, mechanics, and computers to work in a variety of industrial and manufacturing businesses. Graduates complete their preparation for the Level 1 Certification Examination to become a certified Siemens Mechatronics System Assistant.

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Lehigh Career & Technical Institute (LCTI)

Lehigh Career & Technical Institute (LCTI) was founded in 1971 and is one of the largest career and technical schools in Pennsylvania and the United States offering over 50 areas of skills training in a state-of-the-art facility. LCTI provides workforce and industry-relevant educational programs and industry credentials to high school students, adults, incumbent workers and business/industry. A fully blended learning approach integrates theory and extensive hands-on practical experience in state-of-the-art labs with supplemental online learning options.

LCTI is partnered with key community groups including the Lehigh Valley Workforce Investment Board, LVEDC, the Manufacturers Resource Center and is the training provider of choice for many companies in the region.

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Patrick Henry Community College (PHCC)

Patrick Henry Community College (PHCC) is a comprehensive community college committed to enriching the quality of life in its service region through academic excellence, student success, workforce development, community engagement, and lifelong learning.
Patrick Henry offers 15 associate degree programs with an additional 20 specializations available within those degree options; 12 certificate programs and more than 40 career studies certificate programs. The college also delivers a variety of nontraditional programs such as customized workforce development training, industry-recognized certifications, developmental and transitional programs, and courses for personal enrichment.
In earning the certification, emphasis is placed on efficiently operating complex Mechatronic systems, troubleshooting and foreseeing problems. Students who complete the following five classes will be eligible to sit for the exam MEC 140 (Introduction to Mechatronics), MEC 155 (Mechanisms), MEC 165 (Pneumatics, Hydraulics and Hydrostatics), EGR 277 (Digital Logic) and IND 243  (Principles and Applications of Mechatronics).
The Siemens Mechatronics Certification Exam is the final exam for IND 243.  Students who successfully pass the exam will earn a world-class industry certification in Mechatronic systems. This certification will present PHCC students an advantage in acquiring employment in today’s changing economy.
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Piedmont Technical College

Piedmont Technical College (PTC) is part of the TechReadySC collaboration in upstate South Carolina. The college was established in 1966 and since then Piedmont Technical College has maintained a long-standing history as a successful public, comprehensive, two-year institution, meeting the needs of today’s students by constantly introducing new programs and updating facilities and equipment.

Today 5,600 students are enrolled at Piedmont Technical College. In the fall of 2008, PTC introduced a Mechatronics Technology program with 14 students and by the fall of 2009 the program has increased to 29 students. Piedmont Technical College is the first college in South Carolina to receive approval for the Associate Degree in Applied Science in Mechatronics Technology.

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Purdue Polytechnic

Purdue University's College of Technology is one of the largest and most renowned technology schools in the nation with more than 35,000 alumni. With more than 5,300 Purdue students currently pursuing their education in the College of Technology, Purdue University's College of Technology educates the future managers and leaders of technologies. The areas of study at the College of Technology were created and fine-tuned to meet the needs of business, industry, and government and to provide a variety of hands-on, real-world applications to its students. Thus, Purdue's programs accelerate technology transfer to business, industry, government, and education, and develop innovations in the application of emerging technology through learning, discovery, and engagement.

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Schoolcraft College


Schoolcraft College

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As one of Canada’s leading postsecondary institutions, Sheridan is home to over 20,000 full time students, who study in over 120 diploma, certificate, and bachelor degree programs at four campuses in the western Toronto (Greater Toronto Area), CANADA. The Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Design Technologies (CAMDT), located at the Brampton campus, is a 40,000 sq. ft. facility housing highly specialized manufacturing and design equipment. CAMDT allows Sheridan and its industry partners to collaborate on addressing challenges in the manufacturing sector, while developing graduates with the skills and practical knowledge to make an immediate and positive impact in the workplace.

The Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Design Technologies (CAMDT), located at Sheridan College's Davis Campus in Brampton, Ontario, is an exemplar of Sheridan’s growing role as a hub for students, industry partners and faculty expertise. Offering small and medium-sized businesses a “technology playground” to help them develop and adopt new technology alongside Sheridan researchers, CAMDT is turning Brampton into a ‘hub’-urb – a vibrant place where experts come together, ideas collide, and innovation flourishes. CAMDT provides applied research, consulting and skills training to local manufacturers in the areas of additive manufacturing, robotics, integrated energy systems, and Mechatronics System.

Students in Engineering Sciences learn to apply engineering principles, methods, and techniques to conceive, design, implement, and operate value-added engineering products, processes, and systems. Our programs embrace project-based learning opportunities, and seek effective ways to integrate projects and problem-solving opportunities from industry partners into the learning experience.


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South Virginia Higher Education Center

Serving 16 counties and 4 cities in rural Southern Virginia, the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC) exists to advance the region’s economic potential through education, innovation, and collaboration. With annual enrollments of more than 2900 students, the SVHEC provides vital educational access and workforce training to an underserved rural population, and is focused on re-tooling the region’s workforce for jobs in the New Economy.
Because a well-trained workforce is critical to a sustainable and profitable industry, the SVHEC provides access to 125 certificate and degree programs, and is a leader in providing hands-on,skills-based training leading to industry recognized credentials. In recentyears, the SVHEC has added a robust Industrial Maintenance/Mechatronics program that directly responds to employer’s changing and growing workforce needs. Our Siemens approved Mechatronics program has access to more than $2 million intools and advanced manufacturing equipment in a 15,000+ sq. state-of-the-art lab. Led by a talented staff with a combined 50 years of experience in industrial and educational settings, we deliver highly effective customizable training that immediately impacts productivity by getting manpower back into production as soon as possible. This ideal complement of skills and assets makes the SVHEC mechatronics program uniquely suited to prepare Southern Virginia’s next generation of skilled technicians.
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Spartanburg Community College

Spartanburg Community College (SCC) is a public, suburban, two-year comprehensive, open-admission institution of higher education. It has been a leading provider of technical, higher education in Upstate South Carolina for over 40 years, offering over 80 programs of study at three campus locations. Each year over 15,000 Upstate residents utilize SCC’s services for credit and non-credit classes.

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Thomas Nelson Community College

Founded in 1967, Thomas Nelson is the Peninsula’s Community College, serving the cities of Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson, and Williamsburg and the counties of James City and York. The fourth largest of Virginia’s Community Colleges, Thomas Nelson serves more than 16,000 students with associate degree and certificate programs designed for both university transfer and direct entry into careers.  In addition, the College serves over 10,000 students with workforce training programs and services.  
Through strong industry partnerships, Thomas Nelson’s programs in advanced integrated manufacturing meet the education and workforce training needs of the community and support the economic vitality of the region.  The Mechatronics Technology program prepares students for SMSCP certification Levels 1 and 2 and provides job placement assistance for graduates.  

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Virginia Western Community College

Virginia Western Community College has approximately 13,000 students and 3 satellite campuses throughout its local community. Committed to providing affordable, accessible, and quality educational opportunities and workforce training to meet individual, community, and global needs, VWCC offers a variety of technical programs including recently added Mechatronics and Energy Management programs.

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Western Nevada College


Western Nevada College

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Westmoreland County Community College

Westmoreland County Community College, with a main campus located in Youngwood, Pennsylvania, in the United States, enrolls approximately 6,800 students each fall and spring semester in more than 65 career preparation and associate to baccalaureate degree transfer programs. As an Achieving the Dream Leader College, WCCC is focused on student learning and success. The college also offers short-term job training programs through its Workforce and Continuing Education divisions. This fall, the college will open a new, state-of-the-art Advanced Technology Center for education and training in energy and industrial technology programs. WCCC is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

The Mechatronics System program is a short-term series of “stackable” certificates that involves the study of mechanics, instrumentation, electronics, robotics/automation, computer components and control systems. The stackable model allows students to enter the workforce quickly, as fast as one semester, and return to WCCC for successive certificates as their career path requires more education. Additionally, students may earn an associate degree in mechatronics or transfer to a four-year school to complete their studies. Graduates who earn an associate degree in mechatronics will have the option to test for the globally recognized Siemens Mechatronic Systems Certifications Level I and Level II.

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