Mechanical Engineering Technology (Bachelor’s Degree)

Mechanical Engineering Technology Fundamentals

Virtually every commercial product, machine or device requires the application of mechanical engineering technology. Mechanical engineering technologists focus on the design of the products and machines required to manufacture them. 

  • This “Step Up” program builds on the knowledge and skills developed during your associate degree studies
  • Core curriculum provides comprehensive understanding of mathematical and scientific principles
  • Technical courses are presented using graphical (engineering drawing and modeling), algebra, trigonometry and geometry as primary analytical tools

Our Faculty

  • are innovative and interactive
  • use multimedia technology to enhance classroom learning

Akron Advantage

Hands-on Research

Experience mechanical engineering technology firsthand through our research facilities:

  • mechanical design laboratory
  • fluids and thermal laboratory
  • materials and metallographic laboratory

Real-world Experience

Gain practical professional experience through UA's optional cooperative education program. Through co-op, you’ll alternate semesters of work and school while earning a competitive salary.

Recent placements include:

  • Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
  • American Steel and Wire
  • Teledyne/Hyson
  • Conrail
  • Volvo GM Heavy Truck Company

Engineering and Science Technology Student Organizations

Interact with other engineering and science technology students and professionals in the field through organizations such as:

  • Society of Mechanical Engineering Technology Students
  • Tau Alpha Pi (honor society)

Sample Curriculum


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