RAMP: Rural Access Mechatronics Program

mecharonics lab
mechatronics lab

Upcoming Information Sessions

Attend an upcoming information session to learn more about the program and meet with faculty members.

Develop Technical Skills In Mechatronics

RAMP is a hybrid, online-to-lab program that offers instruction on electronics and mechatronics fundamentals for the rural student. With access to a computer and the ability to attend weekly labs, a student can earn a Certificate of Completion in only two-quarters. Upon successful completion of the program, students can apply for entry-level technician jobs or continue to an Associate of Applied Technology (AAT) degree to broaden their mechatronics skillset.

Course topics include:

Learning You Can Take Home

The RAMP curriculum is designed for students to complete coursework remotely and then apply their learning during hands-on projects in the lab. The program offers: 

The RAMP program is well suited for high school graduates, those looking to enhance existing technical skills or explore a new career path. Classes begin September 2017. Interested participants are encouraged to contact Tyler Bieber, student recruitment specialist, at tbieber@clark.edu or 360-992-2560.  The program was made possible by grant NSF-ATE #1565577 from the National Science Foundation (NSF).