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Composites Technology Certificate Program

Audience: Instructional designers, Industry training and students

The National STEM Consortium academic certificate in Composites Technology is built on a 30-semester-credit model and includes two tracks: (1) Composites Fabrication, Assembly, and Repair, and (2) CNC Machining and Composite Manufacturing. Graduates are prepared for entry-level positions in industries including aviation, marine, recreation, green energy, and manufacturing. All of the courses underwent a thorough review by industry subject matter experts. A copy of their review is available here: SME Reviews. To learn more about this program, please download a copy of the Program Guide and Teaching Toolkit.

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Mechatronics Technology Certificate Program

Audience: Instructional designers, Industry training and students

The National STEM Consortium academic certificate in Mechatronics Technology is built on a 30-semester-credit model and is mapped to the Siemens Mechatronic Systems Level 1 certification. The skills taught include electrical, mechanical, and computer technologies. Graduates are prepared for entry-level Mechatronics positions in almost every industry. All of the courses underwent a thorough review by industry subject matter experts. A copy of their review is available here: SME Reviews. To learn more about this program, please download a copy of the Program Guide and Teaching Toolkit.

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