Get started with Robotics at Virginia Western Community College

Virginia Western Community College is a two-year public institution of higher education operating under the Virginia Community College System, a statewide system of community colleges. The College operates under the policies established by the State Board for Community Colleges and the Virginia Western Community College Local Advisory Board. Virginia Western is located on a 70-acre campus in southwest Roanoke, VA. The service region of the College includes Roanoke, Salem, Roanoke County, Craig County, Franklin County, and southern Botetourt County. The College was established in 1966 and has grown from an initial enrollment of 1,352 to its current annual enrollment of over 9,000 students in credit courses and more than 1,400 enrollments in fast-track workforce and continuing education courses.

Contact Information

3094 Colonial Avenue, Roanoke, Virginia 24015
(540) 857-6010

What Virginia Western Community College can offer you.

The Engineering, Mathematics, Mechatronics and Manufacturing focus area is dedicated to producing the next generation of a highly educated technology workforce. This focus area offers three academic pathways. Transfer students may choose from the traditional math or engineering curricula or from specializations in computer science or construction engineering. Two-year technicians may choose the advanced manufacturing program (Mechatronics Systems) or from specializations in Design or Electrical Engineering Technology. With additional courses, the technology pathway at Virginia Western can transfer to four-year engineering technologist degree at ODU or select out-of-state four-year schools. For those students who may already be in the workforce and would like to pursue additional certifications, engineering at Virginia Western offers fast track certifications in Mechatronics, industrial maintenance, machining, and manufacturing.

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Take the first step towards your career in robotics in manufacturing! All of the training on has been vetted by industry experts and will give you the skills that employers need.

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