The Industrial Automation Technology program provides you the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge required in the manufacturing industry to install, program, maintain, repair, and troubleshoot high-tech, computerized machinery. You will gain hands-on training with:
- Programmable logic controller (PLC) computers
- CNC machines
- Electronic components
- Mechanical systems
- Fluid power
- And much more
With in-depth knowledge of the manufacturing process and state-of-the-art equipment, you will be a problem solver working to keep production running. You will learn through hands-on training using the state-of-the-art technology used in the workplace. Technology brands include but is not limited to:
- Allen Bradley
The University of Northern Iowa's Department of Applied Engineering and Technical Management has a variety of documented pathways between Hawkeye's Industrial Automation Technology AAS degree program and a bachelor degree at UNI. Check out UNI's transfer guides for the following programs to learn more:
- Automation Engineering Technology
- Technology Management
If you plan to transfer, work closely with a program advisor to ensure courses transfer and you meet program requirements.
Enhance Iowa Grant
The Industrial Automation Technology program is part of the Enhance Iowa project, a grant from the US Department of Labor for equipment, training, and simulation to help prepare individuals in the high demand field of industrial maintenance and automation.