Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Mechatronics

This pathway meets AAS in Mechatronics degree requirements. The Mechatronics degree is offered jointly by North Seattle College and Shoreline Community College. Students must complete courses at both campuses to obtain this degree. The program combines knowledge of mechanics, electronics, industrial automation and control systems, and robotics. Completion of this degree opens doors to a variety of careers in specialties including aerospace, manufacturing, industrial automation and control, robotics, and electromechanical systems in the commercial and government sectors.

Subjects emphasized include machining, preventive machine maintenance as applied to mechanical components and systems, analysis and troubleshooting of direct current (DC) and alternating current (AC) circuits, analog and digital electronics, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), information technology (IT), electric motor controls and drives, robotics, and fluid power systems including hydraulics and pneumatics.

The field experience (internship/externship) option is recommended for this degree. Students may substitute two courses from the approved list of options in place of field experience. Students have the opportunity to earn industry certifications in many subjects including A+, fiber optics, and robotics.

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$10,209 Per Year

International student tuition fee

2 Years


Sep 2024

Start Month

Aug 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • September 2024
  • January 2025
  • April 2025
  • September 2025

Mode of Study

  • Full Time