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Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Technology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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Under this Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Technology program at Northern Kentucky University graduates will acquire knowledge, problem-solving ability, and hands-on skills to enter careers in the design, installation, manufacturing, testing, evaluation, technical sales, or maintenance of mechanical systems. In addition, graduates will have strengths in the analysis, applied design, development, implementation, or oversight of more advanced mechanical systems and processes.

This bachelor’s degree program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed as engineers in today’s industry. Students are required to co-op in industry starting with their second year, which often continues and leads to full-time employment. Together with the study of engineering principles, design is the cornerstone of the mechanical and manufacturing engineering technology degree program.

In some typical job titles, the graduate of our MMET program can:

  • Help prove a concept as a Research Engineer
  • Design a new product as a Design Engineer
  • Build a prototype as a Development Engineer
  • Manufacture a product as a Manufacturing Engineer
  • Start up a system as an Installation Engineer
  • Answer technical questions as a Sales Engineer
  • Solve a customer problem as an Applications Engineer
  • Verify parts or products as a Quality Engineer


The MMET program is accredited by Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to Manufacturing
  • DC Circuit Analysis
  • Quality Control
  • Computer-Aided Drafting and Design
  • Engineering Materials
  • Manufacturing Processes and Metrology
  • Programming for Engineering Applications
  • Statics and Strength of Materials
  • Cooperative Education in Engineering Technology
  • Project Management and Problem Solving
  • Introduction to Capstone Project in EGT
  • Introduction to Nanotechnology
  • Robotic Systems and Material Handling
  • Applied Dynamics
  • Fluid Power
  • CNC & Manufacturing Process Planning
  • Machine Design
  • Senior Design in Technology
  • Metrology and Geometric Tolerancing
  • Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
  • Automated Manufacturing Systems

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • All undergraduate students can complete NKU's Online Application to begin the process of applying to NKU. 
  • $40 application fee
  • Submit passport photocopy
  • Official Transcripts
  • Proof of English Fluency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19872 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9936 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    19872 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9936 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    9912 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4956 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Highland Heights

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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