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Studying Mechanical Engineering Technology at Weber State

Weber State’s mechanical engineering technology degree prepares students who enjoy working with high-tech tools for the designing, engineering and manufacturing industry.

Mechanical Engineering Technology Highlights

The mechanical engineering technology degree has been a hallmark program at Weber State since the early 1960s. The program has been continuously certified by accrediting organization ABET since the early 1970s.

Beyond the Classroom

The Concept Center, Weber State’s engineering research and design think tank, gives you the chance to gain valuable experience while working with faculty and local companies.

We also offer a range of student clubs and organizations, including:

  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Association of Computing Machinery
  • Math, Engineering, Science Achievement
  • Science Technology Engineering Programs
  • Society of Manufacturing Engineers
  • Society of Women Engineers

Dan Taylor

Class of 2012

“The WSU MET program gave me the perfect balance of hands-on experience and theory for my career in mechanical engineering.”

What You’ll Learn at Weber

As a mechanical engineering technology student, you’ll learn:

  • Problem solving
  • Engineering analysis
  • High-tech software tools
  • Computer-aided design (CAD)
  • Finite element analysis (FEA)
  • Materials testing
  • Manufacturing processes

You’ll also get experience in engineering design by completing your senior capstone project, with topics ranging from research-based endeavors to rockets or racecars.

What You Can Do after Weber

Weber State’s mechanical engineering technology courses and lab experiences prepare you for technical positions in designing, engineering and manufacturing organizations.

Graduates often go on to careers as:

  • Engineers
  • Technical designers
  • Quality engineers
  • Process engineers
  • Project managers

Career & Salary Outlook

Most common careers for mechanical engineering technology graduates in the U.S. and Utah
Descriptions, job outlook, salary information and more ...
(Sources: Bureau of Labor Statistics, utahfutures.org)

Faculty Perspective

  • Dustin Birch

    "The MET program offers a great balance of engineering theory and hands-on applied skills to prepare students to go out into industry and contribute in meaningful ways immediately."

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