Robotics & Automation Technology Option – A.A.S.

The Robotics & Automation Technology program prepares you for a career with solid academic instruction with many opportunities to express creativity and innovative thinking by designing robotic prototypes and building, evaluating, and repairing robotic systems. Sussex provides a solid framework on which to build your college education for a successful future with our Robotics & Automation Technology Option.


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What do Robotics/Electro-mechanical technicians do?
Robotics is a blend of many different fields. Students will acquire knowledge of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, as well as computer science & cognitive psychology. The field also overlaps largely with artificial intelligence, mechatronics, nanotechnology, and bioengineering.

Robotics/Electro-mechanical technicians

  • test, operate, or maintain robotic equipment at worksites.
    install, repair, upgrade, and test electronic and computer-controlled
    mechanical systems.
  • combine knowledge of mechanical technology with knowledge
    of electrical and electronic circuits. They operate,
  • test, and maintain unmanned, automated, robotic, or electromechanical

Employment Sectors
• Mining industry
• Telecommunications
• Forest industry
• Food Engineering
• Industrial engineering
• Space exploration
• Healthcare
• Transportation