Mechatronics Systems Engineering Technology (MSET)

In Mechatronics, hands ON does NOT mean minds OFF! Do you want to be challenged and encouraged? Is your goal to prepare for your future? Mechatronics at Virginia Western prepares you to work as an Engineering Technician in fields such as Logistics, Medical Devices, Manufacturing, Energy, Transportation, and Building Technologies. You can also transfer to a four-year university. Check out our Local Job Opportunities section for current information. Begin your journey today to a career where you will USE your education as your foundation to propel you to your goals.

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Transfer Agreements

Students that graduate from Virginia Western with an associate degree and a minimum grade point average may obtain GUARANTEED admission to more than 30 of the commonwealth’s colleges and universities. Please see this list for copies of the current agreements.

In addition, Virginia Western has entered into the following agreement specific to the Mechatronics Systems Engineering Technology program. This list is subject to change, and the most current agreements can be found on our Transfer Agreements page.

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Est. Tuition*: $
Credits: 66 Hours
Time: 2 Years

*Estimated cost reflects in-state rate and is subject to change


The cost of attendance is an estimate of the costs a student may have while at Virginia Western.

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Fax: 540-857-6022

Mailing address:
School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Math
3080 Colonial Ave., SW
Roanoke, VA 24015


Dr. David Berry
Assistant Professor, Mechatronics

George Studtmann
Instructor, Engineering