Master of Science in Mechatronics Engineering
The Master of Science degree in Mechatronics Engineering provides an advanced theoretical and/or research-oriented curriculum with significant depth in mechatronics-related discipline, beyond the general fundamentals of the engineering bachelor's degree.
Mechatronics is a multidisciplinary field comprising the principles of mechanical, electrical, computer and controls engineering (Figure 1). At the intersection of several engineering fields, mechatronics aims at providing a unified solution that connects various stages of design and production processes into a single, streamlined system.
In today’s world, many complex devices are designed as an integrated hardware-software system combining hardware components with software components.
As a result, more companies are now adopting a less-conventional philosophy of interdisciplinary collaboration further signifying the importance and need for advanced degrees in mechatronics engineering. Some of the common application areas of mechatronics include industrial robotics, computer-driven machinery, automotive engineering, machine vision and inspection, medical imaging, healthcare automation, robotic surgery, computer aided design, smart sensing and control systems and transportation.
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Mechatronics engineers are sought after by forward-looking companies looking to streamline design processes and products. Ohio ranks second in the nation for aerospace manufacturing attractiveness, and mechatronics graduate programs certainly play a role in maintaining this leadership. Since mechatronics engineers combine a broad range of skills, many employers pursue degree holders to assist in cost-effective manufacturing operations to optimize performance and quality.
This degree will allow you to advance your current career or for those entering the workplace will put you far and ahead of those without an advanced degree or this specific training. It is geared to give students a unique educational experience that can be immediately put to practice.
The College of Aeronautics and Engineering is an exciting and dynamic college dedicated to your success, inclusion of the global aeronautics and engineering communities, and scholarship.