Alfred State College

A.A.S. in Mechanical Engineering Technology

Program Description

From the first semester of your first year, the two- and four-year mechanical engineering technology programs will engage students in hands-on learning opportunities both in and out of the classroom. Mechanical engineering technology program graduates are prepared to be mechanical technologists and technicians for industry in engineering related areas, including automotive component design, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC), process and component design, mechanical systems design, energy systems, product development, and technical support and sales.

Focus Areas

  • Focuses on materials science
  • Graphics
  • Solid modeling
  • Manufacturing processes
  • Control system fundamentals
  • Statics
  • Mechanical design principals
  • Dynamic
  • Technical calculus

Potential Career Opportunities

  • Automotive industry
  • HVAC & R industry
  • Development/design
  • Field service
  • Installation supervision
  • Aerospace industry
  • Utility companies
  • Defense industry
  • Sales and application
  • Engineering aid

Program Format


Educational Level Prerequisites

High School diploma

Expected Outcomes