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Automation Engineering

CIP Code 15.0403

The Automation Engineering program is a course of study that prepares the students to use basic engineering principles and technical skills to develop, install, calibrate, modify, and maintain automated systems. Includes instruction in computer systems; electronics and instrumentation; programmable logic controllers (PLCs); electric, hydraulic and pneumatic control systems; actuator and sensor systems; process control; robotics; and applications to specific industrial tasks. The graduates of this curriculum will be prepared for employment in industries that utilize control systems, computer hardware and software, electrical, mechanical, and electromechanical devices in their automation systems.


Career Potential

  • Automation Engineer

  • Project Engineer

  • Controls Engineer

  • Quality Engineer

  • Maintenance Engineer

Post-Secondary Partners

  • Community College of Allegheny County 

Industry Certifications

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