Robotics is a highly interesting topic in today’s world and with no place to doubt it is one of the emerging and the most evolving field of study and research in recent decades.

As we all know the need for Robotics expertise is rapidly expanding. The expertise in robotics is creating wide range of opportunities, and as diverse as the prosthetics & telemedicine, feedback control systems, self-driving vehicles, brain-machine interfaces, etc.

And of course in the land of innovation, scientific exploration and technological centre like USA, Robotics has more and more tremendous welcoming for its growth and development as an individual field of education, researches and industrial development in the world in various areas of challenges, such as health care, manufacturing, public safety, military, etc.


Robotics is an interdisciplinary field that roots in computer science, electrical engineering, informational engineering, and mechanical engineering that deals with the conceptualization, design, construction, operation, and application of robots and the computer systems that control them. The knowledge base of this field also stretches to design, psychology, etc.

The aim of the robotics specialists is to achieve diverse tasks by designing mechanical devices that are able to complete them intelligently.

Robotics is related to other subfields of science such as character animation, machine design, biomechanics, cognitive science, electronics, mechatronics, nanotechnology, bioengineering, etc.

The major sub-divisions of robotics include:

  • Android Science
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Nano-Robotics
  • Robot Surgery

Universities of the USA offer a wide range of degree programs in Robotics, namely BSc, MSc, MA, M.Eng, Ph.D. In the degree programs that are offered in US universities, the students acquire knowledge related to computer graphics, gadgetry, mobile robot programming, robotic motion methods, mathematical algorithms, social implications of technology, and much more.

The Robotics specialization will prepare graduate students for the careers in research & development, operation, and deployment of an individual or multi-coordinated robotic system.

Majors in colleges for Robotics:

  • Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Mathematics
  • Design and Technology
  • Computing and Programming

Career options in Robotics

Robotics is the field that is emerging in the recent decades and is rapidly growing as a field of interest for many students. It is also being a field of challenge for many aspiring professionals & researchers.

Robotics graduates are highly welcomed by various industries with large openings. The demand for qualified robotics graduates is expected to grow by more than 13% through 2018-2019 and further, according to the Bureau of Labour Statistics.

With no place for doubt robotics is already highly contributing to the creation of new jobs. There are numerous careers that involves designing, constructing, operating or programming in robotics as well as the other side of selling robotics.

Some of the jobs that graduates in Robotics can apply for are:

  • Aerospace Engineering And Operations Technician
  • Automation Engineer
  • Automation Technician
  • Computer And Information Research Scientist
  • Computer Programmer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Electro-Mechanical Technician
  • Electronic Engineer
  • Engineering Technician
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Instrumentation Technician
  • Laboratory Assistant
  • Lead Supervisor
  • Maintenance Technician
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technologist
  • Manufacturing Production Technician
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Operator
  • Production Manager
  • Programmer
  • Quality Assurance Staff
  • Researcher
  • Robotics Account Manager
  • Robotics Engineer
  • Robotics Programmer
  • Robotics Research Engineer
  • Robotics Sales Representative
  • Robotics Software Engineer
  • Robotics Technician
  • Sales Engineer
  • Software Developer
  • Systems Controller
  • Technician
  • Testing Technician

Companies that hire Robotics graduates include:

  • ABB Ltd
  • Accuray
  • Alphabet Inc
  • Amazon
  • Apex Automation & Robotics
  • Autonomous Solutions
  • Bosch
  • Boston Dynamics
  • Canvas Technology
  • Cruise Automation
  • Epson Robots
  • Facebook
  • Fanuc Corp.
  • Google
  • Grey Orange
  • IRobot
  • Kawasaki Robotics Inc
  • Locus Robotics
  • Microsoft
  • Mitsubishi
  • QBotix
  • Rethink Robotics
  • Rockwell Automation Inc.
  • Sarcos
  • Touch Bionics
  • UB Tech
  • Universal Robots
  • VEX Robotics
  • Waymo

Universities in USA for Robotics

  • Arizona State University
  • Boston University
  • Brown University
  • California Institute of Technology
  • California State Polytechnic University
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Colorado School of Mines
  • Colorado State University
  • Columbia University
  • Cornell University
  • Dartmouth College 
  • Drexel University 
  • Duke University
  • Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University 
  • Florida International University 
  • Florida State University 
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Harvard University
  • Indiana University Bloomington 
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Kansas State University 
  • Lawrence Technological University 
  • Long Beach City College 
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology 
  • New York University
  • North Carolina State University
  • Northeastern University
  • Northwestern Polytechnic University 
  • Northwestern University
  • Oakland University
  • Oregon State University
  • Portland State University
  • Purdue University
  • Rice University 
  • South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
  • Southern Illinois University
  • Stanford University
  • Temple University 
  • Tennessee State University 
  • Texas A&M University-College Station
  • The Ohio State University
  • The University of Arizona 
  • The University of New Mexico 
  • The University of Texas at Austin 
  • The University of Utah 
  • United States Air Force Academy 
  • University of California
  • University of Cincinnati
  • University of Colorado
  • University of Detroit Mercy 
  • University of Florida
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Hawaii
  • University of Houston
  • University of Idaho 
  • University of Leeds
  • University of Maryland
  • University of Massachusetts
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Missouri
  • University of Nebraska
  • University of New Hampshire 
  • University of Notre Dame 
  • University of Oklahoma
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Rochester 
  • University of South Florida 
  • University of Southern California
  • University of Tennessee-Knoxville
  • University of Texas
  • University of Toronto 
  • University of Utah
  • University of Washington
  • University of Wisconsin
  • Utah State University 
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Villanova University
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • Washington University
  • Wellesley College
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute 
  • Yale University

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