Roane State campuses are closed for the holidays. Campuses will reopen Jan. 5. Happy holidays!
You will be one of 15 students who take classes together, study and complete class assignments and work as a team throughout the Mechatronics Certificate program. This is called a cohort student group. All of your courses will be scheduled for you, and they are offered in a pre-determined sequence until full completion.
The cohort support group offers an enhanced learning atmosphere that creates a sense of community among the student members of the cohort. Research has shown that students who were part of a cohort experienced higher graduation rates and felt a greater sense of community with the other students in their group.
Benefits to cohorts include: