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Program Description

With mechanical engineering credentials, you can work as a technician in mechanical and manufacturing engineering roles. Responsibilities include assisting in the design, development, testing, troubleshooting, and repair of engineered systems. Our curriculum integrates theory and hands-on application of engineering principles. Our course work includes:
  • Engineering graphics
  • Engineering fundamentals
  • Materials and manufacturing processes
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Computer applications
  • Critical thinking
  • Planning and problem solving
  • Oral and written communications

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of the Mechanical Engineering Technology program will find employment opportunities in the manufacturing or service sectors of engineering technology. Engineering technicians may obtain professional certification by application to organizations such as American Society for Quality (ASQ), Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (SME) and National Institute for Certification in Engineering (NICET).

Educational Opportunities

Learning Opportunities

Contact Information

To learn more about this program, contact: 
Navigate@spcc.edu, 704-290-5100

To learn more about degree, diploma, and certificate programs in mechanical engineering, contact:

Dr. John Meng
Program Lead/Faculty, Mechanical Engineering Technology

William Spencer
Interim Director, Skilled Trades and Advanced Manufacturing

Dr. Mark Little
Dean, School of Applied Science and Technology

Note: This program may transfer to a four-year institution. For more information, please contact the individual(s) listed above.

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