Industrial Automation & Controls Engineering Tech

The Industrial Automation & Controls Engineering Technology program at Mid-State prepares graduates to measure and control industrial processes in today’s high-tech manufacturing environments. In this program you’ll apply mathematical skill and basic laws of physical sciences to design, install, calibrate, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair industrial control systems. You’ll learn to use a variety of diff erent forms of instrumentation and have access to state-of-the-art equipment. Field trips to businesses that have process control systems as an integral part of operations extend your hands-on experience into the real world.

In general, there is growing demand for these careers. Example: Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment career has grown by 1% over the last two years and is expected to grow by 4% over the next 10 years. Currently 456 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment are employed in the region (EMSI data within 100-mile radius of Wisconsin Rapids).

Program Name: 
Industrial Automation & Controls Engineering Tech
Program Number: 
10-605-4
Type of Degree/Diploma: 
Associate Degree
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Employment Snapshot

Median Salary Six Months After Graduation: 
$45,042