Mechanical Engineering Technology

MechEngineerWEBProgram description:

With mechanical engineering credentials, you will be able to work as a technician in mechanical and manufacturing engineering roles. Responsibilities may include assisting in the design, development, testing, and troubleshooting and repair of engineered systems.

Emphasis is placed on the integration of theory and hands-on application of engineering principles. In addition to course work in engineering graphics, engineering fundamentals, materials and manufacturing processes, mathematics, and physics, the curriculum covers computer applications, critical thinking, planning and problem solving, and 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).

Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates:

  • ASSOCIATE DEGREE IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY – MECHANICAL PATHWAY   |   2 Years to Complete
    Download Curriculum Map (A40320A)
  • ASSOCIATE DEGREE IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY – ENGINEERING PATHWAY   |   2 Years to Complete
    Download Curriculum Map (A40320B)
  • CERTIFICATE IN MECHATRONICS   |   1 Year to Complete
    Download Curriculum Map (C40320E)
  • CTE PATHWAY FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS   |   1 Year to Complete

To learn more about degree, diploma, and certificate programs in mechanical engineering, contact:
Dr. John Meng
Faculty/Program Lead, Mechanical Engineering Technology

Dr. Mark Little
Department Chair, Computer and Industrial Technologies

Dr. Maria Lander
Dean, School of Professional Occupations and Public Services

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