Mechanical Engineering Technology

Mechanical Engineering Technology Degree at Columbus

The careers of mechanical engineering technology graduates take them to a variety of employers (e.g. Cummins, Inc, Faurecia,  Rockwell Automation, Honda). Yet they have many skills in common: problem-solving, leadership and teamwork. The program focuses on the methods, materials, machinery and manpower necessary to effectively operate in a manufacturing environment. You'll learn how to manage people, machines, and production resources to ensure maximum efficiency and safety.

Special features

  • Prepares graduates for careers in product improvement, industrial processes and plant operations
  • Learn communication skills that allow you to interact with technical and non-technical colleagues
  • Benefit from faculty experience in industrial careers
  • Participate in applied research projects with professors to gain experience solving real-world technical problems

See What Students Have to Say


John Sofia Alumni Profile
The courses offered by the College of Technology gave me the technical tools, business resources, and confidence to embark on a career.
John Sofia
Mechanical Engineering Technology '84
  • Mechatronics
  • Metrology
  • Quality
  • Vibrations
  • Manufacturing/machining

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