This program has been suspended for Winter 2012.
The Medical Robotics and Automation program focuses on developing the technical skills needed to use medical instrumentation and automation. Students learn to design, develop and commission equipment in the medical engineering and pharmaceutical production fields. The program also covers future growth areas in medical robotics (use of robotics in surgery) and nano-robotics.
Graduates are positioned at the forefront of emerging technologies. They are able to:
Today’s world is technologically focused, with strides constantly being made in medical technology. With the growth of an aging population, there is an unprecedented healthcare demand for this technology to continue advancing at a rapid rate. Therefore, trained professionals in Medical Robotics and Automation are essential. Graduates of this program will be eligible to work in areas that include:
Upon graduation, students will be able to install and troubleshoot equipment for disciplines such as: