Automation & Control

Golden triangle campus

Automation and Control Technology provides students with the technical knowledge and skills necessary to gain employment as an automated manufacturing systems technician in maintenance, diagnostics, engineering, or production in an automated manufacturing environment. The focus of this Associates of Applied Science degree program is on electricity, electronics, industrial computer programming, industrial trouble-shooting, pneumatics, hydraulics, robotics, programmable controls, interfacing techniques, instrumentation, and automated machine processes. EMCC also offers an Automation and Control Technology career certificate program.


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Graduates of the program are qualified to seek entry-level jobs in technically progressive industries such as automotive manufacturing, electrical power, paper manufacturing, plastic molding, materials handling, and energy conservation systems for large buildings such as hospitals and office buildings. ​
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Automation and Control Technology also offers a career certificate program.

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