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Career Area: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Associate Degree
Program Number: 10-631-2
Approximately 2 Years to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4386
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.

Industrial Automation, Controls and Networking Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Computer Technician
Network Technician
Electronics Technician
Field Service Technician
Control Systems Technician

Average Median Wage


Industrial Automation, Controls and Networking Programs

This program prepares you to be employed at the technician level or higher on computers, industrial computer networks, programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and instruments. PLCs are often the heart of the control portion of the manufacturing process. You will have both classroom and hands-on laboratory instruction with several systems to help you understand computer and PLC interfacing, control systems, network installation, and administration.

Industrial Automation, Controls and Networking Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
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