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Bachelor of Science (BS) in Mechatronics Engineering

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Earn a bachelor of science in Mechatronics Engineering, broaden your skills and expertise

As a mechatronics engineering (ME) student, you'll study electrical, computer, and mechanical engineering fundamentals. Mechatronics engineering is a fast growing interdisciplinary field with potential careers in industries like aerospace, automotive, chemical processing, healthcare, manufacturing, and mining. Potential employers include NASA, Honeywell, GE, GM, Lockheed Martin, Intel, Texas Instruments, Boeing, IBM, Tesla, and many others.

Our program combines electrical, computer, mechanical, control, and telecommunications engineering with robotics and cybersecurity. With a BS in Mechatronics Engineering from Capitol, you’ll be the critical link between technicians and engineers, working together to bring projects from conception to completion.

The program provides the essential knowledge to enter into the ME industry in careers, such as:

  • Mechatronics Engineer - average salary, $70,4241
  • Industrial Engineer -average salary, $66,9101
  • Testing Engineer - average salary,  $71,8801
  • Integration Engineer - average salary, $85,4441
  • Project Coordinator - average salary, $84,0001
  • Applications Engineer - average salary, $70,7851
  • Engineering Consultant - average salary, $78,9811

Click here to learn more about Capitol's Engineering program from the Dr. Nayef Abu-Ageel.

1. Salary based upon 2020 PayScale salary data

Why Capitol?

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Our location puts you in the heart of the action.

The Baltimore/Washington D.C. area has one of the largest concentrations of high-tech companies, defense contractors, and government agencies in the United States, making it easier to find interships and high-paying jobs.

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Our classes are taught by working professionals.

A field like mechatronics engineering is constantly evolving, which makes our faculty extremely valuable since many are experts in the field.

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Our motto, 'find a way or make one' delivers job ready skills.

Hands on classes, combined with extracurricular clubs like: League of Legends, the robotics club, and the gaming club, help you hone the skills needed to excel in the workplace.

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Support for you

Whatever type of resource you need - a way to improve your math skills, a place to exercise, help with a job search or a disability - we have facilities and personnel ready to help.

Capitol Tech Opportunities

Top Employers of Capitol Technology University's Graduates

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Key Faculty

Dr. Chandra Bajracharya

Dr. Chandra Bajracharya

Assistant Professor Electrical Engineering

Chandra Bajracharya received the Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from Old Dominion University, USA, in 2014. She is a faculty member with the Department of Electrical Engineering, Capitol Technology University, USA. She was associated with the Frank Reidy Research Center for Bioelectrics and worked on several projects funded by U.S. Air Force and National Institute of Health. Her research interests include wireless networking, cyber-physical systems, power electronics, alternative energy, communication systems, numerical electromagnetics, UWB antenna design, and signal and image processing.

Career Opportunities

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The Capitol Commitment

We’ve created a game plan to make sure you find a job upon graduation. Learn more.

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Market Demand for Mechatronics Engineering

  • 82% of our graduates have a job or enter graduate school 90 days after commencement
  • The average salary for a mechatronics engineer is between $64,000 and $96,000

Degree Details: Beginning fall of 2019


The bachelor of science in mechatronics engineering degree is a total of 122 credits, which covers engineering, computers and programming, technical courses, mathematics and sciences, English and social science courses.


Tuition & Fees

Tuition rates are subject to change.

The following rates are in effect for the 2020-2021 academic year, beginning in Fall 2020 and continuing through Summer 2021:

  • There is no charge for online application, $25 fee for paper application
  • Full-time tuition is $12,915 per semester, plus fees
  • The active duty military tuition rate is $250 per credit, plus fees (additional discounts and scholarships do not apply)
  • The retired military tuition rate is $746 per credit, plus fees (additional discounts and scholarships do not apply)
  • All full-time students who keep their student account current are promised their tuition will not increase more than 1% per year for four years
  • For the cost of living in Capitol Technology University's modern residential facility, click here
  • Academic Fee for UAS-120 $500

For 2020-2021 undergraduate tuition and fees, click here.

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