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Student working with robot

This certificate is great for students who have participated in 1st Robotics Competitions or like investigating how electronics and computers work. Find a career in large industries or small companies, in your choice of locations around the nation and the world.

$41,000-75,000 Annual Salary*

11% Job Growth in Michigan

*Annual salary information based on data on from the Bureau of Labor Statistics


The NMU Advantage

  • Learn in an exciting, hands-on environment where creativity is encouraged.
  • Earn four certifications: two levels of certifications for robotic operators and two for robotics equipment maintenance.
  • Work with the same brand of robots, FANUC, that are used in global industries.
  • You will be trained for exactly the skills that are needed in this career. The course curriculum and certifications are developed by FANUC and by NOCTI, the largest provider of industry-based credentials and partner industry certifications for career and technical education programs across the nation.
  • Options are being developed to ladder from the certificate program to an associate degree in electrical technology and/or bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, if desired.
  • Affordable tuition. Financial aid assistance. Laptop provided to students taking 12+ credits/semester.

Contact us with any questions

Robert Kinney, program coordinator
rkinney@nmu.edu
(906) 227-2527