Automation Engineer Technology/Technician

A program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of engineers and other professionals engaged in developing, installing, calibrating, modifying and maintaining automated systems. Includes instruction in computer systems; electronics and instrumentation; programmable logic controllers (PLCs); electric, hydraulic and pneumatic control systems; actuator and sensor systems; process control; robotics; applications to specific industrial tasks; and report preparation.

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Rochester Institute of Technology

The Rochester Institute of Technology is a 4-year private university of technology, arts, and design in northwest New York State. RIT is home to 11 colleges and schools conferring undergraduate degrees. Additionally, RIT offers a co-op program that...

“…I stated school at RIT in September, 2008. So far it has been one of the most unexpected learning experiences of my life and I couldn’t be more grateful for the lessons that I am learning. I did very well in high school academically but what make the...” – Alissa from Milton, NY

Sinclair Community College

Sinclair Community College is a public institution located primarily in Dayton, Ohio, with satellite campuses in Centerville, Englewood, and Huber Heights. The college offers a full array of degree and certificate programs, and provides additional...

“…Sinclair offers a broad spectrum of all types of classes and is accredited and ranked as one of the best community colleges in the country.” – Katherine from Huber Heights, OH

Vincennes University

With campus overlooking the Wabash River, Vincennes University is a 4-year public school in southwest Indiana. The first public college founded in the state, VU operates four campuses around Indiana and confers bachelor’s degrees in 18 academic...

“…All of the professors I have met seem to really enjoy being there and teaching. The student-professor relationship seems great. ” – Corinne from Greenfield, IN

Johnson County Community College

Johnson County Community College is a public, 2-year institution located in Overland Park, Kansas. Academics at Johnson County feature a wide variety of course delivery methods, including self-paced, face-to-face, online, hybrid, internships, and...

“…This school is an exceptional community college that I recommend to anyone who would like to earn their associates degree or prepare themselves for a transfer! I'm currently starting my second year here and I've already learned so much. Not just...” – Danielle from Mission, KS

Louisiana Tech University

Founded in 1894, Louisiana Tech University is a 4-year public school in northern Louisiana. Louisiana Tech is home to five colleges of Liberal Arts, Applied & Natural Sciences, Business, Education, and Engineering conferring undergraduate degrees....

“…I'm an entering sophomore this year, and I can already say that I love Tech. The teachers I've had have been pretty great. I'm definitely enjoying the challenge of getting a college education. I think Tech makes the transition from high school to...” – Tiffany from Bossier City, LA

Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College is a two-year institution based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The school operates eight other campuses throughout the state. The school operates its own Hotel at Kirkwood Center which is assisted by Hospitality and Culinary Arts...

“…Kirkwood has been a very eye-opening experience for me in these past couple of weeks. Everyone is polite, respectful, and willing to help with whatever you need. If you have a question, ask the first person you see, they will point you in the right...” – Adam from Marion, IA

Grand Rapids Community College

Grand Rapids Community College is a public, 2-year institution established in the state of Michigan. GRCC values experiential learning, offering students the ability to learn in environments beyond the traditional classroom in Service Learning...

“…Don't be embarrassed that probably one of your friends is going to a big university like Michigan State, Western Michigan, or UofM because in GRCC you'll still learn plenty of material required to transfer to your top choice of college. A big plus is...” – Long from Grand Rapids, MI

Lake Land College is a 2-year community college in eastern Illinois offering associate degrees in over 40 areas of study and numerous certificates in subjects such as John Deere Tech and Renewable Energy. In addition, Lake Land designates over 15...

College of Southern Idaho

College of Southern Idaho is a public two-year institution located in Twin Falls, ID. CSI operates several outreach programs around the state, in Boise, Gooding, Hailey, and Burley. Popular majors include licensed practical nurse training, baking and...

“…I am learning a ton, the school is very wide open and easy to navigate. The campus offers a wide variety of classes for multiple degree's whether you are going here for a Transferable Degree or trying to find a degree that will stay with you for the...” – Matthew from Twin Falls, ID

Hutchinson Community College

Hutchinson Community College is a public, 2-year institution established in the state of Kansas. In addition to the main campus, HCC maintains two satellite locations in Newton and McPherson, as well as an online campus. Visitors to the campus can...

“…Well worth the money. Everyone on campus is extremely nice. We have the best junior men's college basketball team in the nation. ” – Dalton from Hutchinson, KS

Clovis Community College is a 2-year community college in eastern New Mexico. CCC offers over 70 degrees and certificates in three academic divisions, and they also partner with Eastern New Mexico University for a number of classes. The campus...

“…I am in the Nursing Program and it is a great program to get your RN and a very high pass rate for the NCLEX! It does take a lot of your time, but is well worth it.” – Victoria from Clovis, NM

Madison Area Technical College

Madison Area Technical College is a public, 2-year institution located in the state of Wisconsin. The college maintains four campuses in Madison along with four satellite locations in Reedsburg, Portage, Watertown, and Fort Atkinson. Students...

“…This school offers a several different programs. They have a great support structure. They even offer a free health club and clinic to registered students.” – Kecha from Fitchburg, WI

Hawkeye Community College is a public, 2-year institution established in Waterloo, Iowa, with satellite facilities in Cedar Falls, Iowa City, Dubuque, Des Moines, Davenport, and Sioux City, as well as in four other states. HCC offers over 40 career...

“…I learned a lot in my history classes, Russian civilization, coaching classes, math, science, and educational classes. Each of my classes were beneficial to me and I learned a lot. I would say that none of my classes were a waste of time. ” – Andrew from Denver, IA

Gateway Technical College is a technical school serving southeast Wisconsin. It maintains 9 campuses and centers, offers more than 70 associate degrees and diplomas, and has transfer agreements with more than 47 schools. Through the Transcripted...

“…This is a great Technical college! The professors are professional and helpful. I have especially benefitted from their knowledge and genuine concern.” – Andrea from Beach Park, IL

Fox Valley Technical College

Fox Valley Technical College is a public, 2-year institution established in Appleton, Wisconsin. Along with the main campus, FVTC also maintains a large number of satellite campuses and centers throughout the region, including the recently built...

“…Some classes really taught me a lot they have a great economics class James Bork is a great teacher. Best teacher for I believe any psych class is Janine Connolly she is really funny and never gives you homework I think there is 3 assignments for the...” – Elizabeth from Weyauwega, WI

Southwestern Michigan College is a 2-year community college featuring over 40 degrees and certificates, as well as an honors program. In addition, SMC partners with Ferris State University to provide an opportunity to earn six bachelor’s degrees on...

“…This community college is almost like a university. It has all the benefits of a university level college. But it also has the affordability of a Community College.” – CJ from Dowagiac, MI

Des Moines Area Community College is Iowa’s largest and most diverse 2-year community college. In addition to the numerous academic programs DMACC offers on its various campuses, distance learning students can also earn four different degrees...

“…The staff at DMACC is knowledgeable, compassionate and extremely committed to the students. The Academic Achievement Center provides students with many resources which contribute to their success. The cost is very economical and well worth the...” – Angela from Nevada, IA

Ridgewater College is a 2-year community and technical college in central Minnesota. Ridgewater ranks as the best community college in Minnesota for Career Preparedness according to the ACT and offers over 100 degrees and certificates. Students who...

“…The kindness of the staff has simply blown my mind. Online information runs quick and you get quick answers back. Every one has been very helpful. ” – Theresa from Willmar, MN

Cleveland Community College is a public, 2-year institution established in Shelby, North Carolina. CCC offers over 180 academic programs, awarding diplomas, certificates, and associate’s degrees for job placement and college transfer. Students have...

Copiah-Lincoln Community College

Copiah-Lincoln Community College is a public, 2-year institution primarily located in Wesson, Mississippi. The college hosts satellite locations in seven other counties within the state as well. Students enrolled at Co-Lin can take advantage of a...

“…I am planning on learning a lot in my course or study at Copiah Lincoln Community College.” – LaTasha Hooker

With two campuses located in the Minneapolis suburbs of Brooklyn Park and Eden Prairie, Hennepin Technical College is a public technical school training students hailing from the Twin Cities area. In 2012, both campuses were renovated and updated...

“…Hennepin Tech has reasonable hours, and instructors who understand the tough life schedule .” – Michael from Chaska, MN

Surry Community College is a 2-year institution in the Blue Ridge Mountains area of North Carolina. SCC offers degrees and certificates in 48 areas of study and the college makes eight degrees and six certificates available entirely online. Students...

“…SCC is an excellent school! All the teachers are very passionate about teaching, very tough, and encourage you to visit them with questions about the course. The campus is beautiful.” – Brittany from Elkin, NC

SUNY College of Technology at Delhi

SUNY College of Technology at Delhi is a technology-focused institution based in the Catskill Mountains. SUNY Delhi offers bachelor and associate degree programs as well as one-year technical certifications. Noted programs include culinary arts, golf...

“…Suny Delhi has great teachers.The campus maybe small but the student community is close. The only Culinary school in new york state to win the ACF National Championship.” – Jessica from Hopewell Junction, NY

With campus a short distance from the Minnesota River, South Central College is a 2-year community college and part of the Minnesota State system. SCC is home to 10 academic departments featuring over 40 degree and certificate programs. To prepare...

“…The school was awesome.Always helpful!They understood me so well and me me feel like I was at home!”

Waukesha County Technical College is a 2-year institution in the western suburbs of Milwaukee. WCTC offers degrees and certificates in over 150 programs through the college’s four schools of Applied Technologies, Business, Health, and Protective &...

“…The classes are small enough that the teachers reach out to help you understand that material; yet the classes are large enough that you don't feel like you're the only there. Usually around 20-25 per class. They pack a lot of knowledge into a class...” – Amanda from Hartland, WI

Northland Community and Technical College is a technical and vocational school with three campuses and a satellite location in northern Minnesota. Northland is home to 12 academic divisions offering over 80 degree and certificate-granting programs....

With campus a short walk from the banks of the Mississippi River, St. Cloud Technical and Community College is a 2-year institution and the second oldest technical college in central Minnesota. St. Cloud is home to six academic departments hosting...

Western Iowa Tech Community College is a 2-year institution in Sioux City. WITCC offers degrees and certificates in over 70 academic fields of study and the college’s Culinary Arts program includes a demonstration kitchen for students to practice...

“…western iowa tech community college is really a great school, specially to start out at. the people here are quite friendly and truly try and help you succeed. also, the class sizes here are perfect for you to get attention and one-on-one time with...” – Kory from Hartley, IA

Featuring a main campus a short walk from the US/Canada border, St. Clair County Community College is a 2-year institution in eastern Michigan. Known as “SC4,” the college features degree and certificate programs in five academic departments,...

“…A lot of my classes are just like high school. Most of the material was stuff I've known for years, but that's why I decided to take my general studies here. The tuition is a lot cheaper than at a university with the same quality education. Even...” – Kara

Established in 1972, West Virginia Northern Community College is a public, 2-year institution with campuses located in Wheeling, Weirton, and New Martinsville. WVNCC offers over 70 associate’s degree and certificate programs, including a variety of...

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College is a public, 2-year institution located in Williamson, with satellite facilities in Mount Gay, Hamlin, and Saulsville. Southern offers over 30 associate’s degree and certificate programs in...

Established in 1968, Mitchell Technical Institute is a public, 2-year institution located in South Dakota. MTI offers 33 career-oriented academic programs, as well as five programs available for online enrollment. MTI’s campus features the Center for...

“…Mitchell Tech is great! There is a lot to do on and off campus. Not to mention the Faculty is very helpful when needed.” – Sheritha from Mitchell, SD

Minnesota West Community and Technical College is a 2-year institution with five campuses and two extension sites in southwest Minnesota. Minnesota West offers degrees and certificates in over 60 academic subjects. Of those, 46 degrees and...

Blue Ridge Community and Technical College is a 2-year institution with a main campus and two extension sites in the eastern panhandle of West Virginia. Blue Ridge offers associate degrees in 37 fields of study and 32 certificate-granting programs....

“…I am learning a lot of network equipment about Cisco. The class room setup was super great. I am current certified as Cisco CCNA.” – Heng-I from Martinsburg, WV

The Brainerd campus of Central Lakes College is a 2-year community college sitting on the banks of the Mississippi River in central Minnesota. CLC is home to 11 academic departments and an Honors Program. In addition to classroom space, CLC Brainerd...

Alexandria Technical & Community College is a 2-year vocational school and community college in central Minnesota. ATCC offers seven academic areas of study conferring over 40 associate degrees and certificates. To promote diversity on campus, ATCC...

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Murfreesboro is a regional campus of the TCAT system with two locations in the Nashville metro area. TCAT Murfreesboro offers 17 technical and vocational programs conferring degrees and certificates. The...

Uintah Basin Technical College is a vocational institution and the first technical college established in the state of Utah. UBTech hosts certificate-granting programs in 25 career-centered fields of study. The college consists of a main campus and...