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Mechanical Engineering Technology

mechanical engineering technlogy student working with instructor

Mechanical Engineering Technology provides educational experiences to prepare students for a broad range of technical positions throughout manufacturing enterprises that require people with strong mechanically oriented backgrounds. The Mechanical Engineering Program at Pittsburg State University has a four-year curriculum which culminates in a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering Technology. The Mechanical Engineering program is fully accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ETAC-ABET).

Is a major in mechanical engineering technology right for you? Successful students in mechanical engineering have the following qualities:

  • interests in how things work and designing items
  • good work ethic
  • good mechanical aptitude
  • competence in computer applications
  • competence in academic subjects such as 
    • mathematics
    • physics
    • speech
    • English
  • willingness to learn technical subjects

mechanical engineering technology student at computer with instructor