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Don’t Wait Until Tomorrow to Fast-Track Your Future

With each passing day, we move into a more expansive, innovative, and immersive reality. Do you dream of engineering a high-tech, progressive future? Are you fascinated with machines, machine learning, and Artificial Intelligence? If this sounds like you, then you might want to plug into a career in robotics and robotics engineering. This fascinating robotics program offers computer-driven and tech-obsessed students a strong entryway into both a college degree and a career path in this well-paying, always-evolving and fast-growing industry. Students can get a head start on a fast track to an exciting and innovative future…today.

What You'll Learn

From 9th grade upward, enroll in A-G approved courses to start preparing for your career in the Engineering/robotics industry. Classes include:

  • AP Computer Science Principles
  • AP Computer Science A
  • CTE Cap Robotics

What You’ll Do

Take what you’re learning in the classroom into the real world and experience for yourself all that awaits you in the forever-fascinating and ever-evolving engineering/robotics industry. Immersive and insightful experiences include:

  • Robotics competitions
  • Field trips to trade shows
  • Community outreach

Who You Can Be

Kickstart your career path with top-tier academic instruction and industry-leader insights. The robotics program prepares you for potential careers such as:

  • Robotics Designer
  • Robotics Repair Tech
  • Engineer
  • Industrial Designer
  • Computer Programmer
  • Computer Scientist
  • Marketing and Business
  • Data Scientist

Industry Average Wages: $40,000–$90,000

Projected Industry Growth: 4%

What You Need to Know

VUSD’s Robotics CTE track offers students (9th grade and up) a fast-track to a degree and career in the big-growth, high-tech industry of robotics and robotics engineering. Students learn a wide range of skills and dive deep into several disciplines in this Ventura High School-based program — including robotics, engineering, programming, business and marketing, manufacturing, industrial design, and more. The class is run in a fashion similar to a working small business, providing students with a true advantage and edge as they prepare for an exciting career in a fast-growing field. Additionally, students benefit from a strong connection to a wide range of local robotics-related businesses and projects, with the marketing and business-focused students tasked with expanding this network. The class also ventures out to exciting, informative off-site experiences such as robotics competitions and trade shows. Robotics is an industry that is aggressively expanding year-to-yeah, and the experience provided in this program can lead to a wide range of career opportunities in various industries, including programming, manufacturing, electronic engineering, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and more.

College Credits

Get a jump start on your college future by earning college credits and valuable real-world skills you can use for college and career.

2 Year

AS Computer Networking - Ventura College

AS Engineering Welding - Ventura College

4 Year

BS Computer Science - CSU Channel Islands

BS Mechatronics - CSU Channel Islands

BS Industrial Engineer - Cal Poly San Luis Obispo