Alfred State College

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering Technology

Program Description

As a mechanical engineering technology program graduate, you will be well prepared to be a mechanical engineer  for the 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. You will be able to design, specify, test, analyze, and install mechanical systems. This broad content exposure occurs through the development of analytical skills and theory in the classroom and experience working with engines, complete energy systems, compressors, fans, pumps, controls, instrumentation, engineering graphics, and material testing.

Focus Areas

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

Potential Career Opportunities

  • Automotive component design
  • HVAC
  • Process and component design
  • Mechanical systems design
  • Energy systems
  • Product developer
  • Sales technician

Program Format


Educational Level Prerequisites

High School diploma

Expected Outcomes