SUNY Erie

A.A.S. Mechanical Engineering Technology

Program Description

The objective of the Mechanical Engineering Technology Program is to train professionals capable of assuming responsible positions in drafting, CADD, CMM, geometric tolerancing, manufacturing processes, material testing, fluid power, heat power, refrigeration, stress analysis, machine design and instrumentation as well as being able to pursue their education toward a bachelor’s degree.

Comprehensive in nature, the Mechanical Engineering Technology Program offers an in-depth study of mechanical engineering technology courses as well as liberal arts and social science courses. Analytical mechanics, strength of materials, fluid mechanics, applied thermodynamics and electricity for mechanical equipment are among the subjects covered in the curriculum. The mechanical engineering technology courses are enriched with laboratory experiences. The program is completed with composition, literature, ethics and social science courses, which help students to better communicate and to participate in meaningful interpersonal relationships.

Focus Areas

  • Chemistry
  • Physics

Potential Career Opportunities

  • Mechanical engineer
  • Aerospace engineer
  • Electrical engineer
  • Engineering technician

Program Format

In-person

Educational Level Prerequisites

High School diploma/HSE

Program Type

Degree Program

Expected Outcomes

Credit