Students working on robots

Are you interested in smart cars and unmanned aircrafts? Or maybe you want to develop the next generation of prosthetic devices that can be controlled by the human brain, or a robot that can do complicated surgeries at a remote location. With a degree in Robotics & Mechatronic Systems Engineering from University of Detroit Mercy, you’ll not only learn how to design intelligent machines that will change the lives of others — you’ll get the hands-on experience to make them a reality!




Great Things At Detroit Mercy

  • Get the best of mechanical, electrical and other engineering fields rolled into one cutting-edge degree.
  • Only a handful of similar programs exist in the United States; Detroit Mercy is proud to be home to only the second one in the state.
  • The Five-Year Bachelor/Master’s Program lets qualified students save a year of time (and tuition!) in getting that highly sought after degree.
  • Small class sizes — our average student-to-teacher ratio is 11:1; that means plenty of individualized attention aimed at making sure our students succeed.
  • In the tradition of our Jesuit and Mercy sponsors, Detroit Mercy offers a well-rounded education. We don’t just teach engineering; we create community leaders.

Your Boundless Future

With a degree in Robotics and Mechatronic Systems Engineering, career opportunities are available in a multitude of fields, including automotive, aerospace, manufacturing, automation, defense, robotics and healthcare. What’s more, the need for mechatronics talent has outpaced the supply, which means talented individuals are in high demand!

View the Bureau of Labor Statistics information for this profession.


Contact Info

Nizar Al-Holou
Professor of Electrical Engineering

Featured Alumna

Eileen DiSante '10

“With the small class sizes and supportive professors in the Detroit Mercy Engineering program, you definitely matter.”

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