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Robotics Engineering, BSE

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Dearborn Heights, MI, United States
With recent advances in computer hardware and software, as well as 3D printing, the field of robotics is entering a new phase where robots are smaller, faster, cheaper, and smarter. These next generation robots will have applications in a wide variety of fields. Learn more in the Robotics Engineering program of University of Michigan-Dearborn.
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The interdisciplinary nature of the Robotics Engineering program of University of Michigan-Dearborn will also help to provide a platform for faculty from diverse backgrounds (electrical, computer, mechanical, automotive, and robotics) to collaborate on cutting-edge research projects. The need for this type of technical and multidisciplinary workforce is critical for attracting and helping to grow industries in Southeastern Michigan. In fact, it is expected that BSE RE graduates will be prepared for a broad range of post-graduate experiences, including the development of startup companies in robotics engineering, to satisfy local, state, and national demand.

Employment Opportunities

Nationally, the starting salaries recently reported by new graduates with a BSE in robotics engineering average in the $55,000 to $65,000 range. Robotics engineers follow careers in design, development, manufacturing, technical sales, administration, and research in any field where electrical/ electronic devices are used, such as the aerospace, automotive, communications, consumer electronics, computer, electrical power generation, industrial controls, and scientific instrumentation industries.

Recent UM-Dearborn graduates with a BSE in electrical engineering with a focus on robotic systems have found professional employment in such companies as AT&T, DTE Energy, Ford, General Dynamics, General Electric, Harman Becker, Lockheed Martin, Masco, Motorola, NASA, N.S.A., Ricardo Industries, US Steel, Visteon, and Xilinx.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    125 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Digital Systems
  • Microprocessors & Embedded Systems
  • Electronic Circuits
  • Applied Dynamics
  • Analog & Discrete Signals & Systems
  • Robotics

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • Submitted online application
  • Official high school academic documents
  • SAT or ACT scores
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24480 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12240 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    24480 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12240 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    11856 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5928 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Dearborn Heights

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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