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.

As we tread farther into the 21st century, the world is undergoing a rapid transformation, driven by an explosion in technology and innovation. At the heart of this transformation lies Mechatronics Engineering, a discipline that combines mechanical engineering, electronics, computer science, and control systems. Pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Mechatronics Engineering offers a unique blend of these disciplines, preparing graduates for a dynamic and exciting future in various sectors.

A Multidisciplinary Approach to Engineering

Mechatronics Engineering distinguishes itself with its interdisciplinary nature, bridging the gap between traditional engineering fields. This hybrid approach equips students with a broad range of skills and knowledge, providing them with a competitive edge in the job market. You will learn to design, develop, and test automated, intelligent systems, all while understanding their mechanical and electronic components.

Meeting the Demand of the Future Job Market

As industries increasingly incorporate automation and robotics into their operations, the demand for mechatronics engineers is skyrocketing. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts a steady growth rate in employment for mechatronics engineers, with a median annual wage significantly higher than the average for all occupations. By choosing to pursue a degree in Mechatronics Engineering, you'll be stepping into a field where your skills will be highly sought after, ensuring long-term job stability and growth opportunities.

Driving Innovation in Various Sectors

Mechatronics engineers are critical contributors to a variety of industries, including automotive, aerospace, renewable energy, and manufacturing. They are at the forefront of designing innovative solutions such as autonomous vehicles, industrial robots, and smart energy systems. Pursuing a degree in Mechatronics Engineering opens doors to diverse sectors, allowing you to choose a career path that aligns with your interests and ambitions.

Tackling Global Challenges

Our world is facing numerous challenges, from environmental issues to healthcare delivery. Mechatronics engineers are uniquely positioned to develop solutions for these problems. For example, they play a crucial role in creating energy-efficient systems to combat climate change, or developing robotic surgical tools for advanced healthcare. This field of study is not only intellectually stimulating, but it also allows you to make a meaningful impact on society.

Lifelong Learning and Adaptability

Mechatronics Engineering is a constantly evolving field, with new technologies and applications emerging regularly. This ensures a dynamic and exciting career where continuous learning and skill development are integral. The broad foundation that a Bachelor's degree in Mechatronics Engineering provides will enable you to adapt to future technological shifts and maintain your relevance in the job market.

A Stepping Stone to Specialization

While a bachelor's degree in Mechatronics Engineering provides a comprehensive foundation, it also opens the door to further specialization. Whether your interest lies in robotics, automation, AI, or another area of emerging technology, a degree in mechatronics can be the stepping stone that propels you toward your specific career goals.

A Bachelor of Science in Mechatronics Engineering equips you with a unique skill set that merges different engineering disciplines, caters to the needs of the future job market, and provides opportunities to make a significant societal impact. It's a degree that offers not just a job, but a promising and fulfilling career. If you're looking to be at the cutting edge of technology and innovation, Mechatronics Engineering might just be your perfect match.

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, Maryland/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 internships 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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Degree Details


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 2024-2025 academic year, beginning in Fall 2024 and continuing through Summer 2025:

  • Full-time tuition is $13,175 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.
  • Academic Fee for UAS-120 $500

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