SUNY Canton

B. tech in Mechanical Engineering Technology

Program Description

Graduates of Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET) work in a wide range of industries with a broad array of career opportunities. From manufacturing and construction to equipment testing and power generation, employment opportunities exist in production, product/system testing, quality improvement, and technical services support. The MET program is appropriate for individuals who like hands-on experience, enjoy technology, and want to use their heads. Math ability is important and students will center much of their effort on experimentation and problem solving.

We strive to provide an educational environment that encourages your intellectual, personal, and professional growth. This program allows you to heighten your understanding of the world and yourself while developing the skills and vision needed to build a full rich life that will make a difference in the world.

Focus Areas

  • Skills in analysis, design, development, implementation and oversight of mechanical systems
  • Manufacturing processes
  • Experimental techniques and procedures
  • Machinery
  • Thermal/fluid/ energy systems

Potential Career Opportunities

  • Aerospace
  • Assembly & joining
  • Automation & controls
  • Automotive industry
  • Composite manufacturing
  • CIM
  • Electronics manufacturing
  • Environmental manufacturing
  • Laser systems
  • Medical device industry
  • Six sigma
  • Robotics
  • Quality
  • Rapid prototyping
  • Packing
  • Nanotechnology

Program Format


Educational Level Prerequisites

High School diploma

Program Type

Degree Program

Expected Outcomes