Robotic Systems Programmer Certificate

About Robotic Systems Programmer Certificate

Your Robotic Systems Programmer Certificate prepares you for a variety of programming/system integration-related jobs. You’ll explore various programming environments for designing and programming typical automation tasks. You’ll refine your new skills through hands-on projects in laboratory settings and group work. Once you earn this certificate, you’ll also have a solid programming background applicable in all areas of computer science and industrial automation.

Core classes for the Robotic Systems Programmer Certificate mirror the degree program. Once you earn your certificate, you only need three additional courses plus 15 credit hours for the AAS General Education requirements to earn your Robotic Systems Engineering AAS degree.

Total Costs of Robotic Systems Programmer Certificate

(in-district) Total Amount: $5,406

Credit Hours to Complete: 29

Weeks to Complete: 32

What you need to know about getting your Robotic Systems Programmer Certificate (CIP 15.0405)

Total Robotic Systems Programmer Certificate Costs
in-district out-of-district out-of-state international
Tuition $3,234 $10,722 $13,467 $13,467
Additional Costs $2,172 $2,172 $2,172 $2,172
Program Total $5,406 $12,894 $15,639 $15,639

What makes MCC's Robotic Systems Programmer Certificate program better than or distinct from similar programs at other institutions?

  • You'll get plenty of practical hands-on experience, as the software and equipment you'll use in laboratory exercises and research projects is widely used in the manufacturing industry.
  • Our robotics lab supports research for students interested in working with robots, drones, B.PLC controllers and sensors.
  • While many schools only offer courses for narrowly defined industrial applications, MCC’s program is much broader and scope and provides students with many more options for career exploration upon completion of the program.

In addition to the Robotic Systems Programmer Certificate, we offer:

What careers are available to someone with a an Robotic Systems Programmer Certificate

Occupations that Robotic Systems Programmer Certificate prepares you for
Occupation and Occupational Profile Link SOC Code
Electro-Mechanical Technicians 17-3024

What job opportunities are available to someone with a Robotic Systems Programmer Certificate?

Typical jobs in the field of robotics system programmer include:

  • robotic system programmer
  • CNC programmer
  • robotic system network programmer
  • vision system programmer
  • software developer in any field requiring distributed system integration

How will MCC's Robotic Systems Programmer Certificate program prepare me for my career or connect me to opportunities?

  • Our robotics lab supports research for students interested in working with robots, quadcopters, machining centers and sensors.

By the Numbers:

  • Salary Range: $33,940 - $79,190 in Illinois
  • Job Outlook: According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth in this industry is expected to rise 13 percent through 2018.

What have graduates gone on to do?

  • MCC’s Robotics degree transfers seamlessly into program at these three schools: DeVry University, BS in Technical Management; Northern Illinois University, BS in Applied Manufacturing Technology; and Southern Illinois University Carbondale, BS in Technical Resource Management.

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Semesters to complete assumes students are taking a full-time credit load of 12 credits per semester (the minimum required for federal financial aid).

Proportion of students completing in normal time is the percentage of completers who earned the credential within the specified time of their first enrollment at the College.

Students attending part-time or changing their program of study are two common reasons why they may not complete in "normal" time.

Tuition and fees are set by the Board of Trustees. Prices for books and supplies are subject to change.

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