Robotics and Automation

Gain in-demand skills for an in-demand career.

Earn your Automated Manufacturing Systems Technology associate degree from Madison College. You’ll work hands-on with the latest equipment, including programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and industrial robots in our state-of-the-art Ingenuity Center

Over 1,300 graduates are employed in the Madison area, and jobs in the robotics and automation field continue to grow. You can expect to see over 100 job openings in south-central Wisconsin every year.

Automated Manufacturing Systems Technology

Earn industry certification from FANUC Robotics.

Thanks to Madison College's partnership agreement with FANUC America (Robotics), MATC is one of only a few institutions in the nation to be part of FANUC's Factory Authorized Satellite Training (F.A.S.T.) program, delivering FANUC curriculum and certificates to students. Automation students can earn up to four unique FANUC certifications as part of the Certified Education Robotics Training (CERT) program.

AMST FANUC Certified

Earn industry certification from Rockwell Automation.

Madison College's partnership agreement with Rockwell Automation (RA) provides you the opportunity to earn Rockwell Automation-approved certificates. The AMST program at Madison College is the first and only program in the nation authorized by Rockwell Automation to deliver RA-certified curriculum and award the Associate Rockwell Automation ControlLogix Maintainer certificate. The median wage of manufacturing engineering technicians in the Madison College District is $32.52 per hour.

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Ingenuity Center Boasts High-Tech Training Facilities

  • Robotics Lab
  • Robotics Lab
  • Robotics Lab