Engineering Robotics And Technology - Garrett College
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Engineering, Robotics, & Technology


Exclusive GCPS offering: This certificate is currently offered exclusively to Garrett County Public Schools (GCPS) high school students. Eligible GCPS students may pursue this certificate as part of their high school coursework, and successful students will graduate high school with a high school diploma and a certificate from Garrett College.

Designed with a focus on twenty-first century work skills that employers are seeking, this certificate program provides students with foundational mechanical, electrical and computational knowledge needed to support automated systems. Through hands-on learning, students are introduced to blueprint reading, computer-aided design, basic electrical systems, programming, and more.

Career Opportunities

Students are prepared to enter the workforce as technicians in a variety of industries. Successful completion may increase a high school graduate’s employability with local Garrett county businesses at a position above that of an untrained applicant. The knowledge gained through this certificate program can also be a great foundation for students looking to continue their studies and work toward an associate or higher-level degree in a variety of engineering disciplines.


Program Learning Outcomes

  • Students will demonstrate the ability to function effectively as a member of a team while engaged in an engineering project, including assuming the role of the team leader.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, when presenting their ideas and engineering projects.
  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of and the ability to engage in the various steps in the engineering project development process including: problem specification, design, modeling, simulation (using computer-aided engineering), fabrication, testing, and redesign.
  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of and the ability to use techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
  • Students will demonstrate competency in the use and application of high-level programming languages.
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