Industrial Automation Technology

Industrial Automation Technology

The Industrial Automation Technology program prepares students for a career and employment in a broad range of manufacturing, food processing, and business environments. Students gain an in-depth knowledge of electricity and electronics, fluid power, mechanical systems, and manufacturing processes. Students learn through hands-on training utilizing state-of-the-art equipment used in today's business.


The demand for technical maintenance personnel is very high. Hawkeye has a unique training partnership with John Deere to train and hire individuals from this program. Scholarships sponsored by various companies are available to students of the Industrial Automation Technology program through the Financial Aid office.

Transfer Information

Hawkeye Community College has a block articulation with the University of Northern Iowa to transfer general education and technical credits. For more information, contact a program advisor.

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Kendra Wyatt-Koger
Buchanan Hall 128
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Program Advisors

Doug Kruger
Butler Hall 127
319-296-2329 ext.1303
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Dan Utley
Butler Hall 123B
319-296-2329 ext.1730
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Dave Grunklee
Butler Hall 131A
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