Program Description: The Mechanical Engineering Technology program is accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology. It consists of a planned sequence of carefully developed college-level courses designed to prepare students to work in the field of mechanical engineering technology. Graduates will receive an associate degree with a major in Mechanical Engineering Technology with emphasis in manufacturing and design. The program of study requires the application of scientific, mathematical, and engineering knowledge and methods combined with the technical skills required for the support of engineering activities. High school graduation or GED is required for admission to this program.
The Mechanical Engineering Technology program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.
Employment Opportunities: The increasing complexity of modern technology results in an increased demand for engineering technicians. Graduates will work with engineers and scientists in developing, manufacturing, distributing, and marketing new technically advanced designs and other world-class quality products in a global market. To successfully compete in this market requires all engineering technology graduates to be thoroughly knowledgeable of and skilled in computer-aided technologies such as computer-aided design, and manufacturing.