Mechanical Engineering Technology
Mechanical Engineering Technology advisor:
Dr. Daniel Magda
What You Will Learn
Learn classic approaches to problem solving. Fundamental techniques based in science and mathematics are emphasized in engineering analysis.
Learn to use high-technology software tools. Cutting-edge computer-aided design (CAD) and finite element analysis (FEA) software are used in design and analysis.
Materials testing, manufacturing processes and other hands-on instruction help you become well-rounded and ready for challenges as you enter industry.
Get excellent experience in engineering design with a senior capstone project. Topics range from research-based endeavors to rockets or race cars.
Starting salaries vary depending on the region, workplace and skill level. The average starting salaries of recent graduates with BS degrees exceeded $40,000.
However, students with some industry experience have received offers in the area of $60,000 and higher.
Courses and laboratory experiences prepare you for technical positions in designing/engineering/manufacturing organizations.
Graduates with bachelor's degrees secure jobs as engineers, technical designers, quality engineers, process engineers and project managers.
Graduates with an associate's degree are qualified for industrial positions including design drafters, technicians and related technical specialists.
For more employment information please contact Kim Ealy.