Mechanical Engineering Technology

Goals and Objectives

Completion of the program results in granting the Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology degree. Graduates will obtain industrial employment in product design and development, sales, automated equipment design, testing, field service and start-up, and applications, as well as in manufacturing, production processes, plant facilities and automated machinery service.

Program Educational Objectives

The mechanical engineering technology program at MSOE will prepare graduates for professional success in:

  • technical careers, including product design, development and testing, manufacturing, and field sales and service.
  • advancement into supervisory and managerial careers.
  • community involvement and leadership.

Student Outcomes

Upon graduation from the mechanical engineering technology program the student will have:

  • an ability to apply the knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of the mechanical engineering technology field in the technical areas of mechanical design, fluid power and instrumentation/control systems.
  • an ability to apply the knowledge, principles, and procedures of mathematics, science, engineering and technology to engineering technology problems.
  • an ability to conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments; and to apply experimental results to improve processes.
  • an ability to design systems, components, and/or processes in the areas of mechanical design, fluid power and instrumentation/control systems.
  • an ability to function effectively as a member or leader on a technical team.
  • an ability to identify, analyze and solve technical problems.
  • an ability to communicate effectively regarding broadly-defined engineering technology activities.
  • an understanding of the need for and an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development.
  • a respect for social and intellectual diversity and an understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities.
  • a knowledge of the impact of engineering technology solutions in a societal and global context.
  • an understanding and demonstration of the importance of commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement in engineering operations and systems.
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