Baldwin County Public Schools
33243 State Highway 59 Loxley, AL  36551


The mechatronics program incorporates computer, electrical and mechanical engineering for careers in industrial automation.

Average earning potential


Average completion time

3 years

Career details:

Baldwin Prep’s Mechatronics program introduces students to a cutting-edge field in which computer, electrical and mechanical engineering converge to create the future of industry and automation. Students learn skills and knowledge that are in demand worldwide, including robotics, control systems, and electromechanical systems.

Skills students will learn:

  • Electronics
  • Motors
  • Programmable Logic Controls
  • Robotics
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Hydraulics
  • Pneumatics

Future careers & income opportunities:

OccupationMedian wageAvg openings in AL
Robotics Technicians$50,400164
Automation Technicians$69,000297
Mechanical Engineer$125,00090

Post secondary options:

  • Robotics/Mechatronics
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Electronics Engineering Technology
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer

Dual enrollment courses for high school and college credit:

  • DC Fundamentals
  • AC Fundamentals
  • Motor Controls I
  • Introduction to Programmable Controllers
  • Sensors Technology and Applications
  • Advanced Programmable Controllers
  • Introduction to Robotic Programming
  • Introduction to Flexible Manufacturing Cells

* Dual Enrollment Courses are offered through Coastal Alabama Community College and allows students to earn a short term certificate in Automotive Technology (STC-ASE)

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