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Systems Engineering - Mechatronics

ECPI University

13 months
6480 USD/year
6480 USD/year
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If you are creative, analytical, have critical thinking skills and like to work with your hands, the Systems Engineering - Mechatronics program from ECPI University can help you flourish.


Mechatronics is an interdisciplinary approach to engineering that involves the design of autonomous machines or systems by applying knowledge of mechanical, electrical, robotic, and computer science engineering to create smart technologies that improve everyday functions. Today’s industries are constantly looking for ways to simplify, increase productivity and lower costs, which is why mechatronics is such an important field of study, and one where mechatronics engineers are in demand.

If a career in mechatronics peaks your interest, you could find yourself in various work environments ranging from high tech laboratories, manufacturing plants, automotive centers, aerospace organizations, and even the television and film industry to create props and special effects.  

With this Systems Engineering - Mechatronics program from ECPI University, students will have the opportunity to gain knowledge and experience through a hands-on learning approach necessary to building complex systems and understanding autonomous machines.

With this specific concentration, graduates could seek out the following careers:  

  • Robotics Engineer
  • Data Scientist
  • Electronics Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Application Engineer
  • Software Engineer
  • Mechanical Design Engineer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Systems Engineering Concepts
  • System Analysis, Design and Implementation 
  • Testing and Evaluation 
  • Software Architecture
  • Software Assurance
  • Devops

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 13 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

ECPI University receives admissions applications throughout the year, and classes begin every five weeks. 


42 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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General requirements

  • The degree, if earned in the US, must be from an accredited academic institution recognized by the Council of Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). In those cases where a student has met the undergraduate achievement but has course deficiencies, the academic leader for the program will identify the criteria that must be met to remove deficiencies. 
  • Nonimmigrant applicants will provide evidence, in the form of an official post-secondary school transcript, of having earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science or Information Systems, OR a Bachelor's Degree in a related field, with a basic background and understanding of programming and logic/design.  

Tuition Fee

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Living costs for Virginia Beach

980 - 1600 USD /month
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Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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