Master Program in Automation in North America

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Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.

The academic area of automation encompasses a variety of knowledge and skills involved with the automated control of different machines and systems. University programs usually have a general approach or focus on a particular specialization, such as industry applications or computer technology.

Spanning 23 countries, North America is continent filled with educational opportunity. Students have the opportunity to learn multiple languages and develop an understanding of vastly different cultures.

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Master of Engineering in Robotics

University of Maryland, A. James Clark School of Engineering
Campus Full time September 2017 USA College Park

For Master of Engineering students there are four prescribed areas of concentration within the Robotics curriculum. In consultation with the academic advisor, students should choose electives from these areas to make a well-structured academic program. [+]

Masters in Automation in North America 2017. Admissions Requirements Full admission as a degree seeking student requires the following prerequisites: A bachelor's degree, GPA of 3.0 or better, in engineering; Aerospace, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Industrial, and Mechanical from an accredited institution. Courses in mathematics (Calculus I, II, III, & Differential Equations) are required to be considered for admission. Three letters of recommendation for the Master's degree. For Master of Engineering students there are four prescribed areas of concentration within the Robotics curriculum. In consultation with the academic advisor, students should choose electives from these areas to make a well-structured academic program. Please note that special topics courses may also be available in some semesters and students should talk to their academic advisor if interested in one of these new courses. Maryland Robotics Center An interdisciplinary research center housed in the Institute for Systems Research. The mission of the center is to advance robotic systems, underlying component technologies, and applications of robotics through research and educational programs that are interdisciplinary in nature and based on a systems approach. The center's research activities include all aspects of robotics including development of component technologies (e.g., sensors, actuators, structures, and communication), novel robotic platforms, and intelligence and autonomy for robotic systems. Research projects in the center are supported by the major federal funding agencies including NSF, ARO, ARL, ONR, AFOSR, NIH, DARPA, NASA, and NIST. [-]