Mechatronics Education Center

The Mechatronics Education

Center is managed and

coordinated by:






Sharon Gutierrez 

Central Community College
P.O. Box 1027
Columbus, NE 68602-1027

Toll Free:
1.877.222.0780, Ext. 1457
Direct: 402.562.1457



MECHATRONICS: The integration of mechanical, electrical and software systems to control diverse processes.


In plain English, Mechatronics is how high-tech manufacturing gets done today.  And it's one of the fastest growing career areas in the world.


From medicine to food processing, from auto assembly to computer chipsMechatronics is at the heart of quality control, reliability, consistency, and profitability.  It's a field that is changing at a dramatic ratedriven by new technology, innovation, and global demand.


The Mechatronics Education Center (MEC) is your gateway to putting this powerful concept to work for you.  Central Community College offers Mechatronics with an Electromechanical specialization and a new Process Instrumentation and Control pathway.  Whether you're an employer, an educator, a student or looking to improve your current skills, the Mechatronics Education Center is the resource that can help improve your bottom linehowever you define it.

Mechatronics Education Center - Business Trailer

Be sure to also check out the program overview video on our video resources page. Link

Dream It, Do It


 Dream It. Do It. Nebraska


If you can Dream It. You can Do It.  The Mechatronics

Education Center works with organizations such as:


• Dream !t Do !t

• Dream !t Do !t Nebraska

• SkillsUSA Nebraska 


to create an awareness of challenging skills and exciting careers in manufacturing. 


This product was funded by a grant awarded under the President’s High Growth Job Training Initiative as implemented by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment & Training Administration.  The information contained in this product was created by a grantee organization and does not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Labor. All references to non-governmental companies or organizations, their services, products, or resources are offered for informational purposes and should not be construed as an endorsement by the Department of Labor.  This product is copyrighted by the institution that created it and is intended for individual organizational, non-commercial use only.

Central Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

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