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Associate in Applied Science

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About the Program

The Mechatronics program is a rapidly growing field of study that prepares students for a career in the exciting intersection of mechanical, electrical, and computer engineering. This program provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the principles and practices of Mechatronics, as well as hands-on experience with the latest tools and technologies.

What can I do with this degree?

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Program Pathways

Students should meet with an Academic Advisor to develop a clear pathway leading to a seamless transfer experience or transition to the workforce. For additional possibilities that may require an advanced degree or certification, make an appointment with an Academic Advisor.

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Mechatronics at RVC

You might be wondering, what is Mechatronics? Check out this short video to learn more.

Fundamentals of Mechatronics Certificate (8710)

Advanced Mechatronics Certificate (8711)

RVC is very excited to offer FREE Tuition for qualifying students enrolling at the new ATC for the first year of course work. Free tuition is limited to course and program enrollment capacity. Course, program or institutional fees, textbooks, and related instructional materials are not provided as part of the free tuition. Free Tuition will be limited to residents of RVC’s service area, District 511. For more information, submit the Request for Info found on this page.

The Mechatronics ICAPS is a short-term program that helps prepare students for employment in the mechatronics field as an electrical and electronic engineering technician, an industrial machinery mechanic, or a mechanical engineering technician.  Qualifying students earn a college certificate with academic support.

Program Includes:

  • Academic support in the college courses
  • An additional academic support class that provides assistance with college coursework, test preparation, and college & career readiness skills
  • Transition to college and help with any obstacles that arise
  • Assistance with the financial aid process
  • Books and materials that are provided at no cost
  • Employability skills and assistance with job search
  • Preparation for Certified SolidWorks Associate (CSWA) exam, an industry-recognized credential for graphics.

Financial Assistance may be available.

Interested Adult Education graduates should contact the Adult Education Transitions Coordinator, Jenny Morgan, at (815) 921-4296 or

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