Mechanical Engineering Technology Associate’s Degree

The two-year program in mechanical engineering technology teaches students engineering fundamentals that allow them to operate machines, test products, and improve the manufacturing process. Students may choose to continue their education by pursuing a Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering Technology.

Program Highlights

  • Learn the latest in engineering technology.
  • Experienced faculty who are professional engineers and expert practitioners in their areas of expertise.
  • Nationally recognized design teams to get you learning outside of the classroom. Make friends, travel, and build your resume.
  • Flexible program that offers day and evening course options to facilitate current work schedules of students.

Admission Requirements

All students who meet the minimum requirements for admittance into The University of Akron and intend to major in mechanical engineering technology are accepted into the College.

If you are coming directly from high school, your high school records determine which first semester classes are right for you.

Admissions process: Learn how our engineering admissions process works.

Deadlines: Review deadlines and important dates in the Office of Admissions.

How to apply? See step by step details on how to apply to The University of Akron.

Career Opportunities

Our graduates have taken jobs as engineering lab technicians, assistant design engineers, design drafters, and plant engineers. We have placed them at companies including Bridgestone, Diebold Nixdorf, Hendrickson, Honda, Parker Hannifin Corporation, Schaeffler, and Swagelok.

Curriculum Guide & Courses

For more information

Direct questions to:

Dr. Joan Carletta
Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies

Scott A. Dilling, P.E.
Program Director

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