Mechanical Engineering Technology
A major in the Mechanical Engineering Technology Program
The careers of our mechanical engineering technology graduates take them to a variety of employers, including Rockwell Automation, Fender Guitars, Lockheed Martin and Caterpillar, because they have many skills in common: problem-solving, leadership and teamwork.
Our mechanical engineering technology 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. Areas of emphasis include nano/micro-manufacturing, sustainable energy, green manufacturing and robotics.
- Prepare for careers in product improvement, industrial processes and plant operations
- Learn communication skills that foster interaction with technical and non-technical colleagues
- Benefit from faculty experience and expertise in mechanical careers
- Participate in applied research projects with professors to gain experience solving real-world technical problems