Natural Sciences Division
The Engineering with Emphasis in Mechanical Engineering program concentrates on the development of mechanical devices and emerging technologies through the study of design principles, contextualized problem-solving, engineering materials, applied mechanics and industry standard tools. This degree program is for job seekers interested in mechanical engineering and mechanical engineering technology; as well as students interested in university programs in mechanical engineering and mechanical engineering technology.
The Engineering with Emphasis in Mechanical Engineering Applications Level 2 certificate incorporates the engineering, science, and communications skills needed by an entry-level mechanical engineering technology employee. Completion of this certificate will prepare graduates for multiple terminal technologist positions, including engineering technician, maintenance technician, facilities manager, manufacturing technician, operations technician, lab technician, technical sales and other endeavors related to mechanical components and systems. Through this program students will develop proficiency with mechanical systems, Microsoft Excel, oral communication, functional analysis, project management, developing presentations, laboratory analysis, computer aided design, geometric dimensioning and tolerances, programming, numerical methods and technical reporting. Completion of this certificate may facilitate transfer into B.S. programs in Electro-mechanical Systems Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering or other related fields.
Higher Education, Higher Income:
This award offers multiple levels. Completion of all levels can lead to higher pay.