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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 is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET.

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

What You’ll LEARN at Weber

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

  • 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 race cars.

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.  If you have questions, contact a WSU Career Advisor.

Faculty Perspective

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.

Dustin Birch