Our ABET accreditation at the undergraduate level distinguishes our Mechatronics B. S. degree from other college and universities degrees. Employers pursue ABET accredited engineering graduates, as it ensures highly qualified candidates for employment. Chico State Mechatronics Engineering graduates, with an ABET accredited degree, generally start at $50K or more. They are employed for designing components or systems for automation. Following are some excerpts about the quality of employers that hire Chico State Mechatronics Engineering graduates.
NAVAIR is the Navy's Bureau of Naval Weapons. NAVAIR or the Naval Air Systems Command) was founded in 1966 for the purpose of providing naval aviation aircraft, weapons, and systems support to Sailors and Marines. More . . .
Rockwell Automation originated in 1919 with Willard Rockwell and Clement Melville Keys in Oshkosh, Wisconsin as an automotive axle manufacturer. More . . .
Agilent Technologies, Inc. was original started by William Hewlett and David Packard. The Santa Clara, CA based company broke off from Hewlett Packard in 1999 and today is a world leader in supplying electronic measurement solutions to the life sciences, chemical analysis, communications, and electronics industries. More . . .
Medtronic is a global leader in medical technology with revenues over $16 billion in 2010. More . . .
Lockheed Martin, headquartered in Bethesda, MD, is the leading defense contractor in the U. S. that maintains around 136,000 employees. The corporation is structured around four core business operations: (1) Aeronautics with $12.2 billion in sales, (2) Electronic Systems with $12.2 billion in sales, (3) Information Systems & Global Solutions (IS&GS) with $12.1 in sales, and (4) Space Systems with $8.6 billion in sales. (Sales figures are from 2009.)More . . .
Northrop Grumman, currently a Los Angeles based corporation, became the world's #1 shipbuilder when the organization acquired Newport News, Litton Industries, and TRW. Northrop is one of three major leaders, along with Lockheed Martin and Boeing, in acquiring military contractors; ninety percent of sales come from government contracts. More . . . . . .