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Education Partners

NFPA works with a growing number of schools, educators, and students across the country. Through these Education Partnerships, interested parties can stay informed about all the news and events that NFPA offers, including research/education grants and employment opportunities in the fluid power industry. These partnerships are open to any and all faculty, researchers, academic professionals, and students that are involved or interested in fluid power.

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NFPA's online community lets Education Partners and NFPA members interact and share information. Education Partners also receive monthly newsletters. If you would like to become part of this growing community, click here to Enroll.

The following schools offer fluid power programs and classes, as well as STEM activities:


A. Macarthur Barr Middle School
Nanuet, NY -

Akron Public Schools
Akron, OH -

Akron STEM High School
Akron, OH -

Alexander Hamilton High School
Milwaukee, WI -

Alexandria Technical College
Alexandria, MN - Through its Mechatronics program, Alexandria Technical & Community College offers courses that are focused on lab-based learning with exposure to the advanced technology used in the field today and expected in the field tomorrow. The program is customized to teach a core set of mechanical, fluid power, electrical and electronic control and automation technical skills that are applicable in a wide variety of settings.

Alfred State College of Technology
Alfred, NY - Alfred State offers BS and AAS Mechanical Engineering degrees including a Fluid Power Systems Design class.

Amphitheater Public Schools
Tucson, AZ -

Andover High School
Andover, MA -

Angelina College
Lufkin, TX - Angelina College is a comprehensive community college of 5,900 students located in Lufkin, Angelina County, Texas, and serves twelve counties of East Texas. Angelina College offers a strong slate of programs for fluid power including fluid power system design, basic hydraulics, pneumatics and advanced courses.

Ann Arbor Public Schools
Ann Arbor, MI -

Antonio Lucchetti School
Arecibo, -

Arabia Mountain High School
Lithonia, GA -

Ashby Public School
Ashby, MN -

Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College
Asheville, NC - Industrial Maintenance Academy, Automation Academy, Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Fluid Power, Maintenance Mechanics, Robotics, labs, etc. Most courses are ran multiple times a year and with anywhere from 12-25 students per course.

Ashley Public School
Ashley, ND -

Audubon Technology & Communication Center Middle School
Milwaukee, WI -

Auer Avenue School
Milwaukee, WI -

Austin Community College District
Austin, TX - The Austin Community College District is a multi-campus community college system serving the Austin, Texas metropolitan area and surrounding Central Texas communities.

Aux Sable Middle School
Joliet, IL -

Baldwin Road Junior High School
Reynoldsburg, OH -

Ball State University
Muncie, IN - Ball State University, located in Muncie, Indiana, offers 180 undergraduate majors and preprofessional programs plus more than 100 master’s and doctoral degrees. The Manufacturing Engineering Technology program encompasses all manufacturing operations. This program incorporates automation and computer integrated manufacturing systems plus special courses in hydraulic systems. This program is accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (TAC/ABET).

Barnwell High School
Barnwell, SC -

Batesville Junior High School
Batesville, MS -

Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School
Charlton, MA -

Bay View High School
Milwaukee, WI -

Beaufort High School
Beaufort, SC -

Beer Middle School
Warren, MI -

Bennett's Mill Middle School
Fayetteville, GA -

Benson High School
Benson, MN -

Bethlehem Area Vocational Technical School
Bethlehem, PA -

Bio-Med Science Academy Stem School
Rootstown, OH -

Birchwood High School
Birchwood, WI -

Blue Ridge Community and Technical College
Martinsburg, WV - Blue Ridge offers an associate degree in Mechatronics, which includes a MECH 120 Fluid Power course.

Bluegrass Community and Technical College
Lawrenceburg, KY - BCTC has six campuses in Kentucky. Industrial Maintenance Technology. AAS Degree, Diploma, Certificates offered. Degree is 60-72 credit hours. Students study subjects in fluid power, maintaining industrial equipment, welding, machine tool, electrical theory, motor controls PLCs, general education, offered on three campuses. The fluid power class is a study of power theory, component ID, and application, schematic reading, basic calculations related to pneumatic and hydraulic systems and their operation. 3 hour lecture, 2 hour lab. Advanced fluid power courses also offered.

Boise State University
Boise, ID -

Bossier Parish Community College
Bossier City, LA - BPCC’s program helps students build strong skillsets in the principles of electronics, mechanics, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), and industrial sensors. Students in these programs receive training and have the opportunity to test for a variety of industry based certifications. Three programs in Advanced Manufacturing and Mechatronics include: a 12-hour, one-semester Technical Competency Area (TCA), aligned with an industry-recognized certificate – Certification for Manufacturing (C4M); a 33-hour, one-year Certificate of Technical Studies (CTS). Students completing the CTS also receive the TCA credential; and a concentration within the Associate of Applied Science in Industrial Technology (AAS).

Brandon-Evansville Schools
Brandon, MN -

Brentwood School District
Pittsburgh, PA -

Bridge Valley Community and Technical College
South Charleston, WV - Bridge Valley Community and Technical College offers associate degrees in Advanced Manufacturing Technology and Mechanical Engineering Technology, and a certificate degree in Advanced Manufacturing.

Brigham Young University - Idaho
Rexburge, ID - The Mechanical Engineering Department at BYU - Idaho is developing an elective course in Fluid Power to be offered once per year beginning Fall semester 2007. The course will utilize the text by Anthony Esposito titled "Fluid Power with Applications." Two thirds of the course will teach hydraulics and one third will teach pneumatics.

Brillion High School
Brillion, WI -

Bristol High School
Bristol, PA -

Bristol Middle School
Bristol, PA -

British Columbia Institute of Technology
Delta, BC - BCIT offers a number of Certificates and Diplomas which include Mechatronics and Robotics, Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Instrumentation and Process Control. Classes include HMTF 1007 Hydraulics and MECH 3355 Fluid Power 1.

Brownsville Area Middle School
Brownsville, PA -

Bryan Middle School
Elmhurst, IL -

Bucks County Technical High School
Fairless Hills, PA -

Burlington Technical Center
Burlington, VT -

Burns Middle School
Lawndale, NC -

C.H. Flowers High School
Springdale, MD -

Campbell-Tintah
Campbell, MN -

Canonsburg Middle School
Canonsburg, PA -

Career Academy of South Bend
South Bend, -

Carleton Middle School
Warren, MI -

Carlynton Junior High
Carnegie, PA -

Carson Middle School
Pittsburgh, PA -

Carter Middle School
Warren, MI -

Cary High School
Cary, NC -

Centennial College
Toronto, ON - Centennial College--located in the Toronto area--is Ontario's first community college, established in 1966. The school offers 95 diploma and certificate programs. The School of Transportation focuses on the motive power trades and offers fluid power courses in those diploma programs. Approximately, 150-200 students per year attend these courses.

Center for Compact & Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP)
Minneapolis, MN - The Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) is a network of researchers, educators, students and industry working together to transform the fluid power industry – how it is researched, applied and studied. Center research is creating hydraulic and pneumatic technology that is compact, efficient, and effective. The CCEFP education and outreach program is designed to transfer this knowledge to diverse audiences – students of all ages, users of fluid power and the general public. The CCEFP is a National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center, established in June 2006 with the help of the National Fluid Power Association and its members. In addition to its grant from NSF, the Center is supported by its seven participating universities and 59 industrial partners.

Central Community College
Columbus, NE - Central Community College's (CCC) industrial technology program provides the fundamental knowledge necessary to install, maintain and repair the latest equipment in a variety of manufacturing and industrial facilities. This program provides a combination of technical as well as scientific knowledge needed to work in industrial processing and maintenance. The study of motion control through fluid power is emphasized through training in pneumatics, hydraulic and our Mechatronics program.

Central Connecticut State University
New Britain, CT -

Central Nine Career Center
Greenwood, IN -

Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science & Technology
Pleasant Gap, PA -

Central Valley Public School
Buxton, ND -

Cerritos College
Norwalk, CA - Cerritos College is a public, comprehensive community college serving southeastern Los Angeles County. They have an extensive list of Advanced Manufacturing courses and more than 1200 students complete courses annually. 60% of these students are minorities. They are also initiating a Project Lead the Way course with local high school students and have a Pathways department to promote high school students to enroll in technical-related programs.

Chagrin Falls Middle School
Chagrin Falls, OH -

Challenger Institute of Technology
Rockingham, AU - Challenger provides pre trade, trade and post trade training. Apprenticeships are completed in conjunction with on the job training with major national and international companies. Mechanical Fitting, Marine Fitting and Plant Mechanic trade training comprises of training in both Hydraulics and Pneumatics as part of receiving national qualification.

Champion Theme Middle School
Stone Mountain, GA -

Chaney Monge
Crest Hill, IL -

Chariho Regional School District
Wood River Junction, RI -

Charles F Patton Middle School
Kennett Square, PA -

Charlo High School
Charlo, MT -

Chartiers Valley Middle School
Bridgeville, PA -

Chattanooga State Community College
Chattanooga, TN - Chattanooga State Community College was founded in 1965 and is focused on supplying the technical workforce of the region, particularly in engineering technology and computer science. The College now boasts the largest postsecondary enrollment in the Tri-State area and the largest training facilities in East Tennessee. Through their Technology Center’s Industrial Maintenance Program, a new course focusing on fluid power will be developed. The course curriculum will be developed with the National Center for Construction Education and Research.

Chemeketa Community College
Salem, OR - Credit courses: MT227A Pneumatics, Hydraulics, and Vacuum Systems, 24, twice a year ELT291 Advanced Industrial Electronics, 24, once a year ELT293 Flexible Manufacturing, 16, once per year Noncredit course: Wood Products Employee Uptraining

Cherokee County School District
Canton, GA -

Cherokee Technology Center
Gaffney, SC -

Clarke Street School
Milwaukee, WI -

Clarkson University
Potsdam, NY - Clarkson University is a nationally ranked research institution with more than 3,800 undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in more than 50 academic programs. Clarkson University has an extensive undergraduate and graduate engineering program where the disciplines of mechanical an aeronautical engineering are taught including fluid power curriculum.

Clarkston High School
Clarkston, GA -

Clay Intermediate
South Bend, IN -

Clemson University-International Center for Automo
Greenville, SC - At CU-ICAR, Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research, current fluid power research work covers the following topics: hydrostatic transmissions; hydraulic hybrid powertrains; active vehicle suspensions; vehicle testing systems such as a 7-post road simulation; fatigue testing machines; hydraulic system modeling, simulation and control design.

Clemson University-ME Department
Clemson, SC - Clemson University, based in Clemson, SC, is ranked as the 25th best public university and is one of the country's top-tier research universities. At Clemson University, the Department of Mechanical Engineering offers a number of courses relevant to motion control through fluid power. These courses combine classroom lectures and hands-on laboratory activities.

Cleveland Community College
Shelby, NC - Cleveland Community College is a two-year institution located between Charlotte and Asheville, North Carolina. Programs in motion control and fluid power are provided by the Vocational/Engineering Department. Cleveland Community College is also developing advanced online training aides in support of distance learning for industrial training and retraining. These online training aides will allow actual real-world online experimentation in the field of fluid power.

Cleveland County School District
Shelby, NC -

Coffee High School
Douglas, GA -

College of Central Florida
Ocala, FL - College of Central Florida offers an A.S. in Engineering Technology with two specialization paths. The Quality Specialization is designed for employment in the medical and manufacturing industries as well as the Advanced Manufacturing Specialization. They also offer college credit certificates which students can earn along the way toward their associates degree. They include Engineering Technology Simulation and Automation; Engineering Technology Support Specialist; and Mechatronics Certificates.

College of DuPage
Glen Ellyn, IL - College of DuPage is the third-largest, single-campus community college in the nation and the second-largest institution of higher education in Illinois. They have more than 30,000 students enrolled each semester. Their Manufacturing Technology program offers a Hydraulics and Pneumatics course each semester in both day and evening classes. Average enrollment in this class is 32 students per semester.

Columbia Middle School
Dacatur, GA -

Columbus High School
Columbus, NE -

Community College of Allegheny County
Pittsburgh, PA - The Community College of Allegheny County offers Associate of Science Degrees in Manufacturing Technology and Mechatronics Technology. Classes include MET-170 Fluid Power Systems and MEC-150 Fluid Power.

Community High School District 218
Oak Lawn, IL -

Congress Public School
Milwaukee, WI -

Connellsville Junior High West
Connellsville, PA -

Cooper Middle School
Austell, GA -

Crawfordsville High School
Crawfordsville, IN -

Crest Middle School
Homer Glen, IL -

Crone Middle School
Naperville, IL -

Curiosity Co-op
Front Royal, VA -

Cuyahoga Community College
Cleveland, OH - Cuyahoga Community College offers AAS degrees in Mechanical Engineering Technology and Manufacturing Industrial Engineering Technology, as well as a Mechatronics certificate. Classes include MET 2300 Fluid Power and ISET 1320 Fundamentals of Fluid Power.

Danbury High School
Danbury, CT -

David E. Williams Middle School
Coraopolis, PA -

Davis Drive Middle School
Cary, NC -

Davis Middle School
Hampton, VA -

Dayton Early College Academy
Dayton, OH -

Delano High School
Delano, MN -

Deming High School
Deming, NM -

Des Moines Community College
Ankeny, IA - Des Moines Community College offers an AAS degree and a Diploma in Fluid Power Technology, including a Hydraulics & Pneumatics class.

Desert Mirage High School
Thermal, CA -

Downingtown STEM Academy
Downingtown, PA -

Durham College
Whitby, ON - Durham College offers more than 100 different full-time programs focused on employer demand and developed in conjunction with advisory committees that include business and industry experts who bring a real-life perspective to the academic experience. Their Skilled Trades and Apprenticeship program offers an array of Manufacturing Technician courses including 4 levels of hydraulics training. Several other basic pneumatic and hydraulic courses are offered in Industrial Maintenance programs.

Dwight D Eisenhower Junior High School
Hoffman Estates, IL -

E. C. Glass High School
Lynchburg, VA -

Eaglecrest High School
Centennial, CO -

East Middle School
Westminster, MD -

East Mississippi Community College
Scooba, MS - East Mississippi Community College, formerly known as East Mississippi Junior College, is a community college in Mississippi.

East Wake High School
Wendell, NC -

Eastern Iowa Community College
Davenport, IA - The Blong Technology Center at Eastern Iowa Community College is a self-paced training program in partnership with and responsive to local manufacturing companies for students in advanced manufacturing, engineering technology, logistics and renewable energy. The Center houses classrooms and labs for high-tech manufacturing training.

Easthampton High School
Easthampton, MA - Easthampton High School offers a course called Structural Design and Engineering Basics that includes a unit on fluid power systems. The course has 1-2 sections each semester, with two semesters a year. Between 40-100 students take this course.

Edison Intermediate
South Bend, IN -

Elizabeth Seton High SChool
Bladensburg, MD -

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College
Elizabethtown, KY - Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (ECTC) is a comprehensive community and technical college, serving the region since 1964. The school provides education and training that prepares their students to succeed in a constantly changing world. Offering an Associate Degree in Applied Science and Certificate programs for Fluid Power Mechanics, ECTC provides a solid background for those students looking for a career in fluid power.

Elkhorn Area Middle School
Elkhorn, WI -

Falling Creek Middle School
North Chesterfield, VA -

Flat Rock Middle School
Tyrone, GA -

Florida Community College at Jacksonville
Jacksonville, FL - Florida Community College at Jacksonville works very closely with their local business community and plays a major role in its economic development. They offer a specific Process Support Technician (Industrial Maintenance) program designed to provide fluid power theory and training.

Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL - Florida State University offers a TPA5286 Hydraulics and Pneumatics class, which is taught to five to eight graduate students every fall semester.

Floyd Middle School
Mableton, GA -

Forest High School
Ocala, FL -

Forest High School
Forest, LA -

Fort Scott Community College
Fort Scott, KS - Fort Scott Community College currently offers an AGT 2013 Ag Hydraulics course which covers the principles and practices of hydraulic systems. A Fluid Power Fundamentals course is under development.

Franklin Ave Middle School
Franklin Lakes, NJ -

Franklin Regional Middle School
Murrysville, PA -

Frederick J. Gaenslen School
Milwaukee, WI -

Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau High School
Galesville, WI -

Ganado High School
Ganado, AZ -

Garner High School
Garner, NC -

Gateway Community and Technical College
Florence, KY - Gateway Community and Technical College offers basic hydraulics and pneumatics classes. Four classes run for 16 weeks each.

Gateway Fluid Power
Granite City, IL -

Gateway Technical College
Kenosha, WI - The Community College of Allegheny County offers Associate of Science Degrees in Manufacturing Technology and Mechatronics Technology. Classes include MET-170 Fluid Power Systems and MEC-150 Fluid Power.

George Washington Middle School
Burr Ridge, IL -

Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA - Georgia Institute of Technology (GA TECH) is a university with approximately 14,000 students, about 60% in engineering. The faculty and graduate students at GA TECH are heavily engaged in research, sponsored by industry & government. The School of Mechanical Engineering is particularly committed to education and research in fluid power. Research in this department includes modeling and advanced techniques for motion control.

Gillett High School
Gillett, WI -

Gillett Secondary
Gillett, WI -

Global Impact STEM Academy
Springfield, OH -

Golda Meir School
Milwaukee, WI -

Good Shepherd Lutheran School
Pekin, IL -

Gower Middle School
Burr Ridge, IL -

Greenville Middle School
Greeneville, TN -

Greenville Technical College (Brashier Campus)
Greenville, SC - Greenville Technical College offers a broad mechatronics curriculum that includes a new Certificate in Industrial Technology. Included in this discipline are robotics, fluid power and mechanical systems. The program trains students in industrial environments and teaches the skills required for a Mechatronics Technician to succeed in the world of automated manufacturing.

Grissom Middle School
Warren, MI -

Grove City High School
Grove City, OH -

Grulla High School
Rio Grande City, TX -

Harper College
Palatine, IL - Harper College offers an AAS degree in Manufacturing Technology with specialization in Mechatronics/Automation. Topics studied include hydraulic and pneumatic controls.

Harris County High School
Hamilton, GA -

Hastings High School
Hastings, MN -

Hatboro-Horsham High School
Horsham, PA -

Hawkeye Community College
Waterloo, IA - Hawkeye offers an AAS Degree and Diploma in Industrial Automation Technology which includes classes in Fluid Power and Fluid Power Systems.

Heineman Middle School
Algonquin, IL -

Helen Keller Junior High School
Hoffman Estates, IL -

Helen Keller Middle School
Easton, CT -

Hennepin Technical College
Brooklyn Park, MN - Hennepin Technical College with campuses in Brooklyn Park and Eden Prairie, Minnesota is strategically positioned to meet the economic and workforce development needs of business and industry throughout Minnesota. Curriculum is industry validated and delivered in an environment that emulates the work setting. The HTC Fluid Power Engineering Technology program offers nine separate awards ranging from maintenance certificates to AAS degrees.

Hennepin Technical College
Eden Prairie, MN - Hennepin Technical College with campuses in Brooklyn Park and Eden Prairie, Minnesota is strategically positioned to meet the economic and workforce development needs of business and industry throughout Minnesota. Curriculum is industry validated and delivered in an environment that emulates the work setting. The HTC Fluid Power Engineering Technology program offers nine separate awards ranging from maintenance certificates to AAS degrees.

Henry Marlowe Middle School
Lake in the Hills, IL -

Heritage Grove Middle School
Plainfield, IL -

Heritage High School
Wake Forest, NC -

Heyward Career and Tech Center
Columbia, SC -

Holabird Middle School
Dundalk, MD -

Holcomb Bridge Middle School
Alpharetta, GA -

Horace Greeley High School
, NY -

Houston Community College
Houston, TX - Houston Community College offers AAS Degrees and Technician Certificates in Manufacturing Engineering Technology and Machining Technology, along with its HYDR 1345 Hydraulics and Pneumatics course.

Hufford Junior High
Joliet, IL -

Hughes STEM High School
Cincinnati, OH -

Humboldt Park School
Milwaukee, WI -

Huntley Consolidated School District #158
Algonquin, IL -

Illinois Central College
East Peoria, IL - Illinois Central College offers AAS Degrees, as well as Certificates, in Mechatronics Technology and Mechanical Engineering Technology. Classes include MECTK 231 Industrial Fluid Power.

Illinois Institute of Technology
Chicago, IL - Illinois Institute of Technology offers accredited undergraduate and graduate degrees in Fluid Mechanics and also in Controls.

Independence Middle School
Bethel Park, PA -

Ingomar Middle School
Pittsburgh, PA -

Iowa State University
Ames, IA - Iowa State University offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Systems Technology, Industrial Technology, and Mechanical Engineering all with fluid power courses. Iowa State University has research programs in application, control, modeling, simulation of fluid power and mechatronics for advanced machinery systems.

iSTEM Geauga Early College High School
Concord Township, OH -

Ivy Tech Community College
Lafayette, IN - The Manufacturing and Industrial Technology program at Ivy Tech Community College is designed to prepare students for the modern manufacturing environment. Their graduates receive a fluid power certificate and are trained in installation, repair, troubleshooting and maintenance of hydraulic and pneumatic systems.

Jackson Intermediate
South Bend, IN -

James Hunt High School
Wilson, NC -

Jane Addams Jr. High
Schaumburg, IL -

Jane Addams Junior High School
Schaumburg, IL -

JC Booth Middle School
Peachtree City, GA -

Jefferson Junior High School
Naperville, IL -

Jefferson Traditional
South Bend, IN -

Jerling Junior High School
Orland Park, IL -

Jimtown Middle School
Elkhart, IN -

John Young Middle School
Mishawaka, IN -

Joliet Junior College
Joliet, IL - Joliet Junior College offers AAS Degrees in Industrial Maintenance Technology and Process Instrumentation Technology, with classes in Industrial Fluid Power and Pneumatic Measurement and Control.

JSTEM Academy
Converse, TX -

Kankakee Community College
Kankakee, IL - Kankakee Community College offers fluid power courses that cover both hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Operations and use of components in systems, including proper application of valves, actuators, compressors, cylinders, pumps and filters is taught to 25-50 students each year. The school has developed mutually beneficial relationships with local companies responding to their workforce needs.

Kaskaskia College
Centralia, IL - Kaskaskia College offers a Certificate for Industrial Service Technician with a INDT 110 Fluid Power class.

Kennedy Secondary School
Fergus Falls, MN -

Kenston Middle School
Chagrin Falls, OH -

Kent State University
Warren, OH - Kent State University offers AAS Degrees in Manufacturing Engineering Technology and Mechanical Engineering Technology-Mechatronics. Classes include Fluid Power and Programmable Logic Controllers.

Keystone Oaks Middle School
Pittsburgh, PA -

Kirkwood Community College
Cedar Rapids, IA - Kirkwood Community College based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, provides education to nearly 25,000 students in college credit classes another 41,000 people in continuing education and training programs. Kirkwood’s Automation and Instrumentation Technologies program prepares students for a broad range of careers in industrial automation and process control. These programs feature industry-guided curriculum and hands-on labs.

Kromrey Middle School
Middleton, WI -

Lake Country School
Hartland, WI -

Lake Cumberland ATC
Russell Spring, KY -

Lakeview Technology Academy
Pleasant Prairie, WI -

Lamar Consolidated High School
Rosenberg, TX -

Lamar County Center for Technical Education
Purvis, MS -

Lamar Junior High School
Rosenberg, TX -

LaSalle Academy
South Bend, IN -

Laurel Highlands Middle School
Uniontown, PA -

Lawrence Technological University
Southfield, MI - Lawrence Technological University is a private university founded in 1932. Four degree programs offer courses that include curriculum relevant to control through fluid power. Lawrence Technological University and its College of Engineering and also engaged in a number of outreach activities that focus awareness on STEM education and career opportunities.

Lawson State Community College
Bessemer, AL - INT 118 Fundamentals of Hydraulics and Pneumatics, This course includes the fundamental concepts and theories for the safe operation of hydraulic and pneumatic systems used with industrial production equipment. Topics include the physical concepts, theories, laws, air flow characteristics, actuators, valves, accumulators, symbols, circuitry, filters, servicing safety, and preventive maintenance and the application of these concepts to perform work. Upon completion, students should be able to service and perform preventive maintenance functions on hydraulic and pneumatic systems. This course is taught 2 times a year with about 10- 15 students.

Leechburg Junior/Senior High School
Leechburg, PA -

Lenape High School
Medford, NJ -

Liberty University
Lynchburg, VA - Liberty University teaches fluid lines and fittings and hydraulic and pneumatic systems three times a year and has around 50 students enrolled in its Airframe and Powerplant Aviation Maintenance Technician School.

Linton Middle School
Pittsburgh, PA -

Lone Star College
Houston, TX - Lone Star has a new Energy and Manufacturing Institute with 17 labs. Some are equipped with lab volt trainers. They offer Basic Hydraulic and Pneumatic courses for credit and workforce education as well as customized training for area businesses.

Longfellow Middle School
Wauwatosa, WI -

Louise Radloff Middle School
Duluth, GA -

Lower Columbia College
Longview, WA - Lower Columbia College provides training for both mobile and industrial hydraulic technicians.

Loyalist College
Belleville, ON - Loyalist College offers both Manufacturing Engineering Technician and Mechanical Techniques programs which include Fluid Power as core courses of the curriculum. These courses allow students to learn the basics of hydraulics and pneumatics as they apply to both the mechanical and manufacturing industries.

Lynde & Harry Bradley Technology and Trade School
Milwaukee, WI -

Macomb Community College
Warren, MI - Macomb Community College is one of the nation's leading community colleges, providing learning experiences to nearly 48,000 students annually. Macomb college currently offers four fluid power courses. Industrial Hydraulics, Electro-hydraulics, Mobile Hydraulics and Pneumatics.

Mad River Middle School
Dayton, OH -

Manhattan Junior High School
Manhattan, IL -

Maple Grove Senior High
Maple Grove, MN -

Marquette University
Milwaukee, WI - Marquette University's Engineering Department has been training engineers for over 100 years. the college offers Biomedical, Civil, Computer, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering degrees. It also offers Construction Management and Engineering. Their Mechanical and Biomedical engineering programs offer Fluids and Advanced Fluids as part of the curricular offerings.

Marshall Intermediate
South Bend, IN -

MARSHALL MIDDLE SCHOOL
Wexford, PA -

Marshalltown Community College
Marshalltown, IA - Marshalltown Community College teaches Electro-Mechanical Systems Technology and machine trades.

Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School
Decatur, GA -

Maryland Avenue Montessori School
Milwaukee, WI -

Marysville Early College High School
Marysville, OH -

Massachusetts Institute of Technology--MIT
Cambridge, MA - The MIT Department of Mechanical Engineering programs prepare students for a professional practice in an era of advancing technology. They combine engineering sciences with project-based lab and design experiences. The Department offers eight graduates degrees, one of which is a Master of Engineering in Manufacturing. This department teaches machine design and thermo-fluids that benefit from the application of fluid power technologies. A flagship course is 2.007-Design and Manufacturing.

Mayfield High School
Mayfield Village, OH -

MC2 STEM High School
Cleveland, OH -

McCracken County High School
Paducah, KY -

Mead Junior High School
Elk Grove Village, IL -

Melrose Area Public Schools
Melrose, MN -

Metro Early College Middle and High School
Columbus, OH -

Metro Institute of Technology
Columbus, OH -

Miami University of Ohio
Oxford, OH - Miami University of Ohio's primary mission is to provide quality graduates to meet societal and industrial needs. The University provides graduates with an in-depth education in mathematics, science, engineering science, manufacturing processes and methods, and engineering design, as well as requiring a broad education in computing, business, and liberal arts. Department faculty conduct teaching and research on fundamental and applied aspects of motion and control technology including fluid power technology.

Middle Creek High School
Apex, NC -

Milford Central Academy School
Milford, DE -

Milwaukee Public Schools District Office
Milwaukee, WI -

Milwaukee School of Engineering
Milwaukee, WI - MSOE offers undergraduate and graduate courses in fluid power and electrohydraulic motion control technology. MSOE also offers short courses, seminars and certificate programs in fluid power and electrohydraulic motion control technology. In addition, the Fluid Power Institute conducts contract research, product design and development, and testing of hydraulic and pneumatic components and systems. FPI's main research laboratory contains 400 and 600 hp hydraulic power supplies and a variety of other equipment and instrumentation for conducting performance, endurance and pressure fatigue tests on virtually any fluid power component.

Mineral Area College
Park Hills, MO - Mineral Area College offers AAS Degrees and Certificates in Engineering Technology-Manufacturing, Industrial Maintenance and Manufacturing Technology, including a Basic Fluid Power class.

Minnesota West Community and Technical College
Granite Falls, MN - Minnesota West is a two year Community and Technical College. The Granite Falls campus Fluid Power Program offers both Diploma and AAS degrees in Fluid Power Technology. The program is both hands-on and theory.

Minooka Junior High School
Minooka, IL -

Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO -

Moberly Area Technical Center
Moberly, MO -

Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology
Stoney Creek, Ontario, - Mohawk College has offered a Mechanical Engineering Technician Program specializing in Fluid Power Automation for 20 years. They are a designated FPEF key school offering comprehensive training in hydraulics, pneumatics and their associated control. Mohawk College actively participates in promoting the fluid power industry with its local boards of education.

Mondovi High School
Mondovi, WI -

Monge Junior High School
Crest Hill, IL -

Montana State University
Bozeman, MT - Montana State University is further developing its fluid power curriculum beginning with Introduction to Fluid Power Technology (with lab), to follow with Fluid Power Controls and Advanced Fluid Power Design as well as continuing education courses in Troubleshooting and Maintenance of Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems.

Montana State University
Havre, MT - Montana State University is further developing its fluid power curriculum beginning with Introduction to Fluid Power Technology (with lab), to follow with Fluid Power Controls and Advanced Fluid Power Design as well as continuing education courses in Troubleshooting and Maintenance of Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems.

Moon Middle School
Moon Twp., PA -

Moraine Valley Community College
Palos Hills, IL - Moraine Valley Community College is a community college located in Palos Hills, Illinois in the southwest suburbs of Chicago. Founded in 1967, it is the second largest community college in the state. Moraine Valley offers certificates for Fluid Power Technician and Mechanical and Fluid Power Maintenance.

Mount SI High School
Snoqualmie, WA -

Mountwest Community and Technical College
Huntington, WV - Mountwest Community and Technical College is a public institution located in Huntington, WV. The college provides open access to education and training for a diverse population and assists students and employers meet regional and global workforce demands. MCTC, in cooperation with a local school district, is offering intro-intermediate and advanced hydraulic and pneumatic courses to both secondary and post-secondary students. This educational program is made possible through a three-way partnership with the college, the Wayne County Board of Education, and local businesses.

Murray State University
Murray, KY - The Electromechanical Engineering Technology program teaches an EMT 261 Fluid Power lecture and an EMT 262 FLuid Power applied laboratory. The program then integrates fluid power into other upper level courses like EMT 310-PLCs, EMT 312 - Industrial Instrumentation, EMT 455 - Industrial Controls, and EMT 462 - Motion Controls. Each of the courses is offered once a year and we have just over 60 students enrolled in the Electromechanical Engineering Technology program.

Museum of Science and Industry
Tampa, FL -

Nashua Catholic Reg. Jr. High School
Nashua, NH -

Nashville State Community College
Nashville, TN - Nashville State Community College offers a Mechatronics Technical Certificate with an (Electro) Pneumatic/Hydraulics class.

Navarre Intermediate
South Bend, IN -

Needham B. Broughton High School
Raleigh, NC -

New Berlin Eisenhower Middle/High School
New Berlin, WI -

New Hope Christian Academy
Palatine, IL -

NIHF STEM Middle School
Akron, OH -

Norco College
Norco, CA - Norco College is part of Riverside Community College which was established in 1916. The school offers more than 100 programs leading to an associate degree, career certificate or transfer to a four-year college or university. Norco offers an Automated Systems Technician Certificate Program which includes a course in Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems.

Normal Community High School
Normal, IL -

North Carolina A&T State University
Greensboro, NC - North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is a public, doctoral/research intensive, land grant university with approximately 11,000 students. The department of Industrial and Systems Engineering is actively involved in education and research in human factors in fluid power systems.

North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC -

North Dakota State College of Science
Wahpeton, ND - North Dakota State College of Science offers an AAS Degree in Robotics, Automation and Mechatronics Technology.

North Dakota State University
Fargo, ND -

North Georgia Tech College
Clarkesville, GA - Located in Clarkesville. Provides credit and non-credit courses in medical, business, computer, technical, industrial and service fields.

North Gwinnett Middle School
Sugar Hill, GA -

North Hills Middle School
Pittsburgh, PA -

North Shore Middle School
Hartland, WI -

Northcentral Technical College
Wausau, WI - Northcentral Technical College (NTC) offers a number of programs that feature Fluid Power courses, with topics that include Fundamentals, Fundamentals of Pneumatics and Design & Maintenance. Fluid Power courses are embedded within multiple associate degrees, including Diesel Technology, Electromechanical Technology, and Mechanical Design Engineering Technology, along with technical diplomas such as Agriculture Equipment Technician, Industrial Electronics & Maintenance Technician, and Machine Tool Technics.

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
Green Bay, WI - Northeast Wisconsin Technical College offers Associate Degrees in Manufacturing Engineering Technology and Electro-Mechanical Technology, which includes courses in Basic Hydraulics and Pneumatics.

Northern Lakes Regional Academy
Rice Lake, WI -

Northwest High School
Canal Fulton, OH -

Northwest Iowa Community College
Sheldon, IA - Northwest Iowa Community College is a community college in Sheldon, Iowa. Northwest Iowa Community College was organized April 27, 1966. The college is fully accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Northwest Middle School
Canal Fulton, OH -

Northwest Mississippi Community College
Senatobia, MS - Northwest Mississippi Community College offers degrees in Industrial Electronics Engineering Technology and Precision Manufacturing & Machining Technology, as well as Advanced Manufacturing/Industrial Maintenance Training, which include a EET 1174 Fluid Power class.

Northwest State Community College
Archbold, OH - Northwest State Community College offers an Associate of Science Degree for Maintenance Technician/Mechatronics. Classes include Industrial Fluid Power I & II.

Northwestern Michigan College
Traverse City, MI - Northwestern Michigan College offers AAS Degrees in Engineering Technology and Robotics & Automation, with classes in Fluid Power, Robotics & Automation and Programmable Logic Controllers.

Notre Dame University
Notre Dame, IN -

O'Neill Middle School
Downers Grove, IL -

Oak Creek High School
Oak Creek, WI -

Oak Prairie Junior High School
Homer Glen, IL -

Ogden-Weber Technical College
Ogden, UT - Industrial Automation Maintenance that includes hydraulics and pneumatics.

Ohio State University - Wooster
Wooster, OH - Ohio State offers a Hydraulic Power and Motion Control Associate of Applied Science degree, as well as a Certificate in Hydraulic Service and Repair.

Ohio Technology and Engineering Educators Associat
Columbus, OH -

Ohio University
Athens, OH - The Department of Engineering Technology and Management in the Russ College of Engineering and Technology at Ohio University has a long and rich history of preparing graduates for careers in applied engineering and technical management. The Engineering Technology and Management Program has a dedicated Parker Fluid Power lab and offers required courses in Hydraulics, Pneumatics and Power Transmission.

Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK - Oklahoma State University offers a four-year Bachelor of Science in Technolog y Program.

Oshkosh North High School
Oshkosh, WI -

P.B. Ritch
Dallas, GA -

Page Co. Schools
Luray, VA -

Palmer Middle School
Kennesaw, GA -

Panther Creek High School
Cary, NC -

Papillion-La Vista South High School
Papillion, NE -

Park High School
Livingston, MT -

Parkers Prairie HS
Parkers Prairie, MN -

Parkview Middle School
Green Bay, WI - Parkview Middle School has a course entitled Technology, Engineering and Design (TED) that is offered to 7th and 8th graders as an elective. 175-200 students have enrolled, which is 25-30% of the student body. One of the topics covered in class is fluid power, and students will be able to learn the basics and apply them to various projects during the class.

Pennsbury High School
Levittown, PA -

Pennsylvania College of Technology
Williamsport, PA - PA College of Technology has a Manufacturing Engineering Technology program with classes in Hydraulics, Pneumatics and Mechatronics.

Pennsylvania Virtual Charter School
King of Prussia, PA -

Piedmont Technical College
Greenwood, SC - Piedmont Technical College offers an IMT 131 Hydraulics & Pneumatics class with 4.0 credit hours.

Pilgrim Park Middle School
Elm Grove, WI -

Pinckney High School
Pinckney, MI -

Pittsburg State University
Pittsburg, KS - Pittsburg State University is a Division II school located in Pittsburg, Kansas. They offer fluid mechanics as part of an Engineering Technology Program that enrolls over 300 students annually.

Pittsburgh Arsenal
Pittsburgh, PA -

Pleasant Hills Middle School
Pleasant Hills, PA -

Providence Elementary School
Fairfax, VA -

Providence School
Fairfax, VA -

Pueblo Community College
Pueblo, CO - Our school provides students with pneumatic and hydraulic education in the areas of system design, troubleshooting and maintenance.

Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN - The School of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University conducts research concerning the control and online diagnostics of electrohydraulic systems. Current research thrust includes self-adapting controllers for electrohydraulics, online diagnostics and remaining life estimations of electrohydraulic systems, self-healing electrohydraulic systems and intelligent electrohydraulic systems via information technologies.

Reading Area Community College
Reading, PA - Reading Area Community College offers an Associate of Applied Science degree as well as a Certificate in Mechatronics Engineering Technology.

REAL School
Racine, WI -

Reedsburg Area High School
Reedsburg, WI -

Reeths-Puffer High School
Muskegon, MI -

Reyboldsburg ESTEM Academy
Reynoldsburg, OH -

Rice Lake High School
Rice Lake, WI -

Richard Ira Jones Middle School
Plainfield, IL -

Richland Junior High School
Crest Hill, IL -

Richmond School
Sussex, WI -

River Bend School
Elkton, VA -

Riverside University High School
Milwaukee, WI -

Riverview Jr/Sr High School
Oakmont, PA -

Robert Frost Junior High School
Schaumburg, IL -

Rochelle Middle School
Rochelle, IL -

Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, NY - Rochester Institute of Technology is a major technical university located in Rochester, NY. RIT offers an extensive program of Manufacturing Engineering Technology that also includes Packaging Science. As part of these programs a broad range of fluid power courses are offered. RIT is known for its cooperative education program that began in 1912 and is the hallmark of an RIT education.

Rock Valley College
Rockford, IL - Rock Valley Technical College offers Certificates in Manufacturing Engineering Technology and Integrated Systems Technology. Courses include Hydraulics, Pneumatics and PLC’s and Pneumatics Integrated Systems.

Rosedale Technical College
Pittsburgh, PA - Rosedale Technical College offers our Diesel and Industrial Technology students 144 total hours (84 classroom, 60 lab)(6.0 credit hours) of mobile and industrial hydraulics. Each course is 8 weeks long and are taught throughout the year. Students learn everything from the basic principles to hydrostatic steering and transmissions. We utilize EATON learning resources to include the HTS-1 Hydraulics trainers.

Ross High School
Hamilton, OH -

Rufus King International School – High School Camp
Milwaukee, WI -

Rufus King International School – High School Campus
Milwaukee, WI -

Sachem High School
Ronkonkoma, NY -

Saginaw Career Complex
Saginaw, MI -

Saint Alexis School
Wexford, PA -

San Jacinto Community College
Pasadena, TX - San Jacinto Community College offers ELMT-1305, a basic fluid power course covering pneumatic and hydraulic systems, fluid power symbols, operating theory, components, and basic electrical and manual controls.

San Joaquin Delta College
Stockton, CA - San Joaquin Delta College offers Associate in Science Degrees as well as Certificates in Fluid Power and Automation Technology. Classes include Industrial and Mobile Hydraulics.

San Juan College High School
Farmington, NM -

Sanderson High School
Raleigh, NC -

Sequoyah Middle School
Doraville, GA -

Shadow Ridge High School
Waddell, AZ -

Shadow Ridge High School
Surprise, AZ -

Sheboygan Central High School
Sheboygan, WI -

Shelby Middle School
Shelby, NC -

Shell Lake High School
Shell Lake, WI -

South Adams Middle School
Berne, IL -

South Central College
North Mankato, MN - South Central College offers 50 Technical Career and Professional programs including degrees or certificates with specific fluid power components.

South Dakota State University
Brookings, SD -

South Division High School
Milwaukee, WI -

South Fayette Middle School
McDonald, PA -

South Milwaukee High School
South Milwaukee, WI -

South Park Middle School
South Park Township, PA -

Southeast Community College
Milford, NE - The Southeast Community College Manufacturing Engineering Technology program educates and prepares students to take on today’s engineering and manufacturing challenges. Students are trained to become part of an engineering team. The school offers a focus area that includes training for careers in the fluid power industry.

Southeast Raleigh High School
Raleigh, NC -

Southside STEM Academy at Campostella
Norfolk, VA -

Southwestern Oklahoma State University
Weatherford, OK - SWOSU has 15 nationally-accredited academic programs and for over a century has been preparing students to succeed. Approximately 4800 students enroll each fall on the Weatherford campus and 400 students attend classes on the Sayre campus. The school offers TECH 3613 Power Systems class with a required hands-on lab using fluid power textbooks. This class is offered in both fall and spring semesters with 24 students each semester.

Spokane Community College
Spokane, WA - Spokane Community College has a hydraulic and pneumatic automation technology program that equips students with employable skills through direct, hands-on training in fluid power.

Spring Hill Middle School
Laurinburg, NC -

St. Charles North High School
St. Charles, IL -

St. Francis High School
St. Francis, WI -

St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
Milwaukee, WI -

St. Vincent de Paul School
Peoria, IL -

Stebbins High School
Dayton, OH -

Steffen and Lake Shore Middle Schools
Mequon, WI -

Steffen Middle School
Mequon, WI -

Stone Mountain Middle School
Stone Mountain, GA -

Stoughton High School
Stoughton, WI -

Stuarts Draft Middle School
Stuarts Draft, VA -

Swallow School
Hartland, WI -

SWWC Service Cooperative
Marshall, MN -

Tampa Bay HEAT Homeschool
Brandon, FL -

Tennessee College of Applied Technology
Pulaski, TN - Tennessee College of Applied Technology offers Certificates and Diplomas as part of its Advanced Manufacturing and Industrial Maintenance Technology Programs. Classes include Basic Industrial Hydraulics and Pneumatics as well as Theory and Lab.

Texas A&M University
College Station, TX - The oldest public university in Texas, this flagship university provides the best return-on-investment among Texas's public schools, with almost 400 degrees. The College of Engineering at Texas A&M University in College Station is in the top 10 Nationally in Research and is home to more than 15,000 engineering students in 14 departments. The Department of Engineering Technology & Industrial Distribution is one of the 14 departments and is the home of the Endowed Bosch Rexroth/RC Womack Fluid Power Laboratory. The laboratory is used as a teaching lab to provide exposure and engineering education with "hands on" hydraulic and pneumatic experience to over 1600 Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering Technology & Industrial Distribution Students.

Texas State Technical College
Waco, TX - TSTC's Industrial Maintenance & Engineering Technology offers an A.A.S. in Industrial Maintenance, an A.A.S. in Facilities Engineering Management, a Certificate as an Industrial Maintenance Mechanic, along with other certificates. The curriculum for the Certificate includes studies of pumps, compressors, mechanical drives, refrigeration principles, basic electrical theory, motor controls, basic hydraulics and more for total credits of 41. The A.A.S. degrees build on the certificate curriculum with the addition of Programmable Logic Controllers, Troubleshooting, Reliability and Maintainability, Pneumatics and more for a total of 71 credits.

The Dayton Regional STEM School
Kettering, OH -

The Health Sciences & Human Services STEM Academy
Reynoldsburg, OH -

The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA - Penn State Engineering offers engineering education through R & D partnerships with U.S. industry and service initiatives through continuing education, technology transfer, and support for governmental agencies. Selected research projects are in the area of measurement, sensing and control, including life extending control, performance optimization, and maintenance.

Thomas Johnson Middle School
Lanham, MD -

Tidewater Community College
Norfolk, VA - Tidewater Community College, also known as "TCC," is a two-year higher education institution in South Hampton Roads with campuses in Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Virginia Beach.

Triton College
River Grove, IL - Triton College is a two-year non-for-profit community college based in River Grove, IL that offers career focused coursework both lab and lecture based. Their Engineering Technology program is focused on automation.

Twin Rivers Middle School
Buford, GA -

Twin Valley High School
Elverson, PA -

UFSC/LASHIP - Laboratory of Hydraulic & Pneumatic Systems
Florianopolis, Sc, Brazil, - The Laboratory of Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems (LASHIP) at Federal University of Santa Catarina carries out scientific and technological research on hydraulics and pneumatics comprising design of systems and components, methods for design of hydraulic and pneumatic mechatronic systems and computational systems to support the design of hydraulic systems and components. The LASHIP’s team includes undergraduate, Master’s and PhD students working on application areas such as aeronautics, energy generation, vehicles and industry.

Union County Career and Technology Center
Union, SC - Mechatronics 1 and 2 is offered at UCCTC and we have one pneumatic trainer and 3 FESTO MechLabs. We do not have any hydraulic trainers. Standards require teaching in both of the fluid power systems. Currently there are 60 students enrolled in my mechatronics program. Both my Mechatronics 1 and 2 classes meet daily for 90 minutes.

Uniontown Area School District
Uniontown, PA -

Universal Technical Institute
Rancho Cucamonga, CA - Universal Technical Institute's Los Angeles campus provides students with the technical education needed to begin successful careers in the automotive, diesel and industrial fields. Students work with mobile and industrial equipment and also receive training on electronically controlled hydraulic systems.

University of Akron
Akron, OH - The University of Akron is a four-year university that also offers two-year associate degrees in Manufacturing Engineering Technology and Mechanical Engineering Technology with fluid power related courses.

University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA - The University of California, San Diego is a public research university located in the La Jolla neighborhood of San Diego, California, in the United States.

University of Dayton
Dayton, OH - The University of Dayton's Department of Engineering Technology maintains over 10,000 square feet of laboratory facilities including labs dedicated to automation and controls, computer integrated manufacturing, design and fabrication, electronic design, fluid power, industrial process and design, manufacturing processes and microprocessors.

University of Illinois at Chicago, Mechatronics La
Chicago, IL - The University of Illinois at Chicago offers mechatronics in mechanical, industrial and electrical engineering curriculums.

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, IL - The University of Illinois Departments of Agricultural and Mechanical Engineering conduct research and teach classes in fluid power. Current research projects focus primarily on control of electrohydraulic systems.

University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Princess Anne, MD -

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
North Dartmouth, MA - The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has several courses that deal with fluid flow, thermodynamics, bioengineering and biomedical technology. They also have a new Biomedical Engineering & Biotechnology Ph.D. program.

University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI -

University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN - The University of Minnesota Department of Mechanical Engineering conducts research and teaches fluid power. Current research focuses on modeling, control and teleoperation of electrohydraulic systems.

University of Missouri - Columbia
Columbia, MO - The University of Missouri - Columbia offers BS, MS, and PhD degrees in the field of engineering. The Fluid Power Research Consortium performs provided advanced analysis and experimentation for Fluid Power applications.

University of Nebraska at Kearny
Kearny, NE - University of Nebraska at Kearney has a 4-year degree program in Industrial Distribution with a focus and orientation on technical sales. Part of the technical training includes course and laboratory activities in Fluid Power.

University of Northern Iowa
Waterloo, IA - This research organization uses vegetable oils to develop industrial lubricants (oils and greases).

University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA - The University of Pittsburgh, founded in 1787, is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the U.S. Their fluid power curriculum includes these undergraduate courses: Mechanical Measurements II (MEMS 1042), and Mechatronics (MEMS 1049).

University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, SK - The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, home of the Canadian Light Source. The Fluid Power Research group has a history of research in the area of fluid power and has courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Over 100 graduate students have graduated from the Fluid Power Group at the M.Sc and PhD levels.

University of Waterloo
Waterloo, ON - The University of Waterloo's Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering has been involved in several research areas concerned with fluid power. Development of smart pneumatic valves, improvement of hydraulics systems used in forestry and development of hydraulic-based active suspension systems are some examples.

University of Wisconsin - Madison
Madison, WI - The Fluid Power Research Laboratory is dedicated to investigating, designing, and developing components and systems utilizing fluid power.

University of Wisconsin - Madison
Madison, WI - The Fluid Power Research Laboratory is dedicated to investigating, designing, and developing components and systems utilizing fluid power.

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI - The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee offers BS, MS and Ph.D degrees in the field of engineering. Their College of Engineering and Applied Science offers many resources and services to industry partners as well as students. Fluid power courses are included at all levels and the school has a Mechatronics Research Lab whose projects include hybrid technology and wind turbine systems.

Upper Valley Career Center
Piqua, OH -

Utah Valley University
Orem, UT - Utah Valley University in Orem, Utah, offers a wide array of certificates and degrees while maintaining its foundation in the skilled trades. Fluid Power courses are offered as part of the diesel mechanics technology program.

Valley STEM + ME2 Academy
Canfield, OH -

Valley View Junior High
Farmersville, OH -

Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN - Vanderbilt University conducts research and development in control of compressible fluid powered systems and novel high energy density power sources.

Vernon College
Wichita Falls, TX - Vernon College is a comprehensive community college that offers six fluid power courses each year in its Industrial Automation Systems programs. Students use this knowledge to integrate fluid power content into advanced classes such as robotics, electromechanical systems, instrumentation and industrial automation

Vieau School
Milwaukee, WI -

Wake Forest High School
Wake Forest, NC -

Washington High School of Information Technology
Milwaukee, WI -

Washington Junior High and Academy
Joliet, IL -

Washtenaw Community College
Ann Arbor, MI - Washtenaw Community College offers an AAS Degree in Mechatronics as well as a Fluid Power Certificate. The Fluid Power Specialty includes a number of Hydraulic and Pneumatic classes.

Waukesha CountyTechnical College
Pewaukee, WI - Waukesha County Technical College offers degrees in Mechanical Design Technology and Mechanical Engineering Technology. Certificates are offered in Mechatronics for Electronic Technicians and Mechatronics for Mechanical Designers. Fluid power courses include Basic Hydraulics, Basic Pneumatics and Intermediate Fluid Power (Hydraulics & Pneumatics)

Waukesha STEM Academy
Waukesha, WI -

Waunakee High School
Waunakee, WI -

Wauwatosa School District
Wauwatosa, WI -

Wauwatosa West
Wauwatosa, WI -

Wayne County Community College
Detroit, MI - Wayne County Community College District is a community college district with its headquarters in Downtown Detroit, Michigan. It was founded in 1967.

Weber Technical Institute
Stockton, CA -

West High School
Columbus, OH -

West Virginia Northern Community College
Wheeling, WV -

West Virginia University Institute of Technology
Montgomery, WV - Based in Montgomery, WV, West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WVU Tech), a division of WVU, is a four-year, undergraduate college. The Leonard C. Nelson College of Engineering at WVU Tech has eight ABET accredited programs including various engineering disciplines. The school is taking several initiatives to develop and update new mechanical engineering courses and laboratories to provide capstone design research opportunities for students in many new areas including fluid power.

Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI - Western Michigan University is one of the four Carnegie Research Extensive universities in Michigan with a student body of over 25,000. The College of Engineering and Applied Sciences of WMU has 2,100 students and is located in a 323,000-square-foot campus in a Business Technology and Research Park in Kalamazoo, MI. To advance education and research in fluid power and motion control, in collaboration with Parker Hannifin Corporation, WMU developed a new Motion and Control Laboratory in 2003. Beyond classes, this laboratory is also used by students for research and senior design projects. Most recent student projects in this lab include, control of inertial hydraulic load, online pneumatic system control, hydraulic bicycle, NSF REU projects, and several other innovative hydraulic application developments.

Western New England University
Springfield, MA - Western New England University (WNE) is a small private university in Springfield, MA. The College of Engineering at WNE has five ABET accredited departments (Mechanical, Electrical and Computer, Biomedical, Civil and Industrial), with an overall undergraduate student body of about 600. In addition to its undergraduate curriculum, the departments of Mechanical and Electrical engineering offer a part-time Master's program, while the department of Industrial Engineering offers a full-time Ph.D. program.

Westside Academy
Milwaukee, WI -

Whitehaven High School
Memphis, TN -

Whitewater Middle School
Fayetteville, GA -

Whitnall Middle School
Greenfield, WI -

William Tennent High School
Warminster, PA -

Windham High School
Windham, NH -

Windsor Middle School
(970) 686-8200, CO -

Wisconsin Hills Middle School
Brookfield, WI -

Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College
Shell Lake, WI -

Woodward Career Technical High School
Cincinnati, OH -

Youngstown State University
Youngstown, OH - The College of Engineering & Technology at Youngstown State University has two independent programs that offer courses related to hydraulics and fluid power. They are the Mechanical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering Technology Programs. The college recently established the Center for Excellence in Hydraulics Research and Education. Research on hydraulics focuses on modeling, control, and micro systems. Dr. Shawn Kim serves as the Director of the Center.