INDUSTRIAL CONTROLS & ROBOTICS
Grow your career in the automated manufacturing industry while taking evening classes to earn a degree in Industrial Controls & Robotics. This degree will give you the skills and the theoretical knowledge to maintain the latest technology in packaging and industrial robotic systems.
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Experience Industrial Controls & Robotics at Dunwoody
This hands-on degree is offered in the evening, allowing you to balance classes with a daytime job. With an Industrial Controls & Robotics degree, you will be ready to launch your career to the next level in automated manufacturing. You can earn either a certificate or an associate’s degree in this program.
Your classes will include:
- Basic electricity and electronics
- Mechanical systems
- Electronic sensors
- Programmable logic controllers (PLCs)
- Industrial robotics
- Motion-control systems
- Advanced packaging and manufacturing systems
These courses are aligned with standards set forth by:
- Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (PMMI)
- Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP)
- Robotics Industry Association (RIA)
- National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
- Instrumentation Society of Amera (ISA)
In combination with your core curriculum, you will also take Arts & Sciences courses. Through these courses, you will enhance your communication, mathematics and critical thinking skills, making you a valuable asset in the job market.
Dunwoody’s Industrial Controls & Robotics program features:
- An advanced Industrial Controls and PLC lab where students have access to the latest equipment from industry partners like Allen Bradley, Cognex, and Banner.
- A Fanuc-certified industrial robotics lab featuring seven articulated robotic arms and machine vision systems.
- A state-of-the-industry robotic packaging lab that gives students training on an Edson case packer system, Scandia packaging machinery, an MGS Cartoner, a Checkmate check weigher, a LabelAire labeler, and a DoBoy Shrink Tunnel.
- Access to soldering stations, pneumatic trainers, PLC training stations, oscilloscopes, multimeters, Cognex vision systems, and Arduino microcontroller trainers.
- Award-winning student clubs and organizations like the Robotics Technology Club give students opportunities to see theoretical knowledge in action such as preparing to compete in a yearly Autonomous Snow Plow competition.
Graduates earn an associate of Applied Science degree; the program takes two years (four semesters) to complete. Classes in this program are offered in the evening. You can also go on to earn a bachelor’s completion degree in Industrial Engineering Technology.
Common Job Titles
Common career titles our students earn after graduation include:
-Field Service Engineer
Recent employers hiring graduates with an Industrial Controls & Robotics degree include:
-Design Ready Controls
- Automated Systems & Robotics
- Design for Manufacturing: 3D Printing
- Electronics Engineering Technology
- Electronics Technology
- Engineering Drafting & Design
- Industrial Controls & Robotics
- Industrial Engineering Technology (Bachelor's completion degree)
- Machine Tool Technology
- Mechanical Engineering
- Right Skills Now for Manufacturing (CNC)
- Welding & Metal Fabrication