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Robotics/Automated Systems Technology

at Central Lakes College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 70
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIOA Certified

About this Program

The Robotics Automated Systems Technology Program is a member of Robotics Industry Association (RIA) and it's corporate sponsor is RobotWorx. The program uses the curriculum of technical industry standards set forth by RIA along with a strong industrial advisory board made up of industry leaders in the different manufacturing career areas. The program has the largest robotics automated systems lab in the upper Midwest. Students are trained on the same robots, controllers, and programming languages used by automated manufacturing companies.

Robotics Automated Systems technicians are an integral part of modern manufacturing firms. Knowledge of robotic programming, flexible manufacturing, CAD systems, industrial communications and overall system integration is essential. Technologies such as new generation robot controllers, sensors, and electrical control systems have created a need for highly specialized training. Career opportunities abound for robotic technicians in the building, repairing, installing, maintaining, programming, along with problem solving in engineering and design of robotic automated systems.

Program Locations

  • Central Lakes College, Staples 56479
Central Lakes College
501 W. College Drive Brainerd, MN 56401 Toll-Free: (800) 933-0346 Local: (218) 855-8037 TTY: (218) 855-8224 Email:

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