Mechanical Engineering Technology Associate

Associate of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology

Mechanical Engineering Technology Overview

If you enjoy working with your hands and figuring out how things work, then mechanical engineering technology may be the career for you. Mechanical engineering technicians are real problem solvers with responsibilities that can range from those of support technician to plant manager.

Do you picture yourself as part of a team, working in testing, manufacturing, operations, maintenance, and technical support? Through ECPI University’s year-round schedule, you could earn an Associate of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology in as little as 1.5 years.

Advanced Manufacturing Skills Gap Infographic

Mechanical Engineering Technology Curriculum

Program Requirements

*For allowable substitutions of arts and sciences courses, see the Arts and Sciences department page.
Choose one of the following: PSY105, ECO201, ECO202

Visit the ECPI University Catalog for the most current program information.

Mechanical Engineering Technology Program Description

At ECPI University, we require more from our faculty. Yes, they have academic credentials, but they’ve also worked extensively in the fields they now teach. That means our students learn using industry-standard equipment with real-world applications.

ECPI University’s mechanical engineering technology program focuses on problem solving and real-world application of applied engineering sciences and technology.
Our curriculum provides graduates with the education and experience needed for employment in various industries including:

  • Mechanical Product Fabrication
  • CAD & Computer Graphics
  • Automation & Manufacturing
  • Machining & Mechanical Maintenance
  • Transportation: Vehicles & Infrastructure
  • Aerospace & Aerodynamics
  • Systems Control

The program focuses on core areas such as:

  • Material science and manufacturing processing
  • Computer-aided engineering graphics and analysis
  • Electro-mechanical devices and controls

Mechanical Engineering Technology Possible Career Track

Mechanical engineering technology graduates are typically employed in positions such as:

  • Manufacturing Technician
  • Drafting & Computer Graphic Technician
  • Mechanical Engineering Technician
  • Industrial Technician
  • Plant Maintenance Technician

Mechanical Engineering Technology Outcomes

As a graduate with an Associate of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology, you can learn how to apply mechanical engineering principles to implement and maintain automated systems.
Upon completion of the program, you could have the opportunity to:

  • Acquire knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of Mechanical Engineering Technology.
  • Conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments and apply experimental results to improve mechanical processes.
  • Function effectively on team in the preparation of reports and presentations.
  • Incorporate quality, aptness, and continuous improvement in expertise and professional behavior.