What will I learn?

Automation Technology provides for a study of components, circuits, instruments and control techniques used with industrial automated systems. Students will develop skill sets which enable the integration of: electronics, mechanics, pneumatics, hydraulics and computer controls. The focus of study is on two main areas, one is control techniques for industrial components, such as electric motors, variable-speed drives, programmable logic controllers, servomechanisms and sensors. The computer system area of concentration will allow the student to have an understanding of how to repair, upgrade, or network a complete computer system, both hardware and software. The intent of this program is to prepare the student to deal with a broad concept of automation technology. The diverse educational training provides for a host of integrated skills that can be applied in a variety of job contexts to include: green energy technology, electronics, medical, manufacturing, and production.

Which department am I in?

Ozark Campus

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
USD $250 per credit hour
Start date

Expected January, August 2022

Venue

Ozark Campus

Technology and Academic Support Building,

1700 Helberg Lane,

OZARK,

Arkansas,

72949, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must show completion of secondary education equivalent to 12 years of US high school. English Language Requirements: 61 on the Internet-based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language); 5.5 on the IELTS (International English Language Testing System); 500 on the written TOEFL; 173 on the computerized TOEFL; 42 on the PTE (Pearson Test of English); Grade 2A on the EIKEN.

For international students

Student must have a high school transcript.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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