Program of the Month: Advanced Manufacturing & Robotics


Date Published: October 02, 2017

Advanced Manufacturing and Robotics is Westmoreland County Community College’s Program of the Month for October.

Advanced manufacturing and robotics is a blend of mechanical, electrical and computerized technologies that together form complex automated systems.  

Graduates of the college’s Associate of Applied Science degree program will have the skills required to manage, investigate, repair and troubleshoot automated systems. 

Students are trained at Westmoreland’s state-of-the-art Advanced Technology Center by a dedicated team of expert instructors and consultants. The ATC provides industry-recognized training in programs that are in-demand within the manufacturing sector.

The Advanced Manufacturing and Robotics program is designed to provide students with the knowledge they need to assist manufacturing, mechanical and electrical engineers in all phases of design, development, production, testing and operations.

Graduates may accept positions such as industrial technician, process specialist, and automation technician.

Median wages for these positions were about $55,000 annually in 2016, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.

Registration for spring classes is now open. Sign up during Xpress Enrollment on October 28!

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