Mechanical Engineering Technology (Associate Degree)

Mechanical Engineering Technology Fundamentals

Virtually every commercial product, machine or device requires the application of mechanical engineering technology.

  • Core curriculum provides comprehensive understanding of mathematical and scientific principles
  • Gain thorough grasp of engineering technology 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)



This program has been accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET,

Sample Curriculum

Mechanical Engineering Technology – A.A.S.

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