Robotics/Automation Technology

Become the strong arm of technology! Your exceptional math and science skills will make you the perfect fit to program and manage the automated computer systems that power Life.Changing. industries today!

Campus Ottumwa Campus (Main)
Entry Term Fall and Spring Terms
Length of Program 7 Terms (21 Months)
Diploma/Degree  Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.)


You love math, you love science, and you DEFINITELY love robots! Our Robotics/Automation Technology program is uniquely designed to give you the skills and experience to become the brains behind electronics, mechanical systems, programming, industrial controls, and many other industries! After completing our program, you will never look at the way things work the same way again. You’ll look through them, envisioning the automated computer systems and the work needed to bring them to life.   Begin automating your Life.Changing career by joining the Robotics/Automation Technology Program today!


What you will learn:
  • Robot programming.  Indian Hills is a certified Fanuc Material Handling educational institute providing graduates the opportunity for Fanuc Robotics Certification
  • PLC programming and interfacing (Allen Bradley and Unitronics PLCs)
  • The fundamentals of vision systems and their integration
  • How to fine-tune mechanical skills
  • Electrical, electronics, and mechatronics troubleshooting skills are developed in laboratory projects


Ready to take your education to the next level? Check out the Robotics/Automation Technology Program Details below to see how our program at Indian Hills Community College will help you get a Life.Changing. Career as a Robotic Technician, Manufacturing Technician, or Systems Engineer!


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Questions? Don’t stress. Just ask Jacob!

jacobJacob Ridge, Instructor, Robotics/Automation Technology
Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

(641) 683-5111, ext. 1754 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 1754


jeffJeff Henderson, Associate Dean, Advanced Technologies
Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

(641) 683-5111, ext. 1757 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 1757