Robotics & Mechatronics

Career Pathway

Learn Invaluable Robotics & Mechatronics Skills
Learn necessary tools of the trade that empower you to confidently explore a
bright future in the ever-evolving and always engaging robotics industry.

Your Dream Job Closer Than Ever

The Robotics & Mechatronics Pathway teaches students about robotics and mechanical systems and can lead to a rewarding career in engineering. Students will be prepared for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) careers, earn NIMS (National Institute for Metalworking Standards) Certifications for machine shop skills, and learn design and implementation for complex systems, along with the ability to program those systems. This integrated, immersive, multi-year sequence of career guidance, coursework, and work-based learning gives students a board understanding of the field of robotics & mechatronics.

Career Pathways help students explore their talents and use their experiences in the classroom to select a career path they’re passionate about. 

Prepare in the Classroom

Build a strong foundation with A-G approved courses and prepare yourself for an exciting new career in robotics. Classes include:

  • Robotics Technology for Manufacturing
  • Robotics Technology for Manufacturing Honors

Get Real

Take what you learn out into the real world and see first-hand what awaits you in the field of robotics. Hands-on, in-depth immersive experiences may include:

  • Workplace Visits
  • USC Robotics Open House

Valuable Training for Exciting Careers

Kickstart your career path in robotics and get a head start on your career with the help of our academic instruction and industry insight. Potential career paths these programs help prepare you for include:

  • Robotics Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Software Engineer
  • Computer Scientist

Industry Average: $80,000 - $100,000+/Year
Projected Growth in the Field: 15% or Higher

Ready to Make Robots?

Contact your college & career technician for availability.
Programs are subject to change.

CE Teacher:
Joseph Dawson
(805) 278-2907

Engineering A Career in Robotics & Mechatronics

Have you always wanted to learn about robotics engineering and the software that fuels this exciting field? Step into the future and learn to program and build robots, and let your imagination and creativity show by building something extraordinary. If you’re interested in the real-world application of robots, or want to know how to build your own, the Robotics & Mechatronics Pathway will help you blaze new trails toward career and college. Learn, build, and refine the skills you needed to engineer your own dream job in robotics. 

Earn College Credits

Get a jump start on your college future by earning college credits and valuable real-world skills you can use for college and career.

AS Engineering

BS Engineering/ Mechatronics