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Mechanical Engineering Technology, B.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 30 months
Virginia Beach, VA, United States
If you want a hands-on career in design, testing, manufacturing, or operations, then the Mechanical Engineering Technology field may be just what you've been looking for. Here's the best part: there are jobs that are waiting to be filled . That's because modern manufacturing is staging a major comeback, thanks to robotics and advanced electronics. The program is offered at ECPI University.
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ECPI University's Mechanical Engineering Technology program focuses on problem solving and real-world application of applied engineering science and technology. Mechanical engineering technologists are real problem solvers with responsibilities ranging from those of a support technician to plant manager.

Our Mechanical Engineering Technology degree program focuses on core areas such as:

  • Mechanical design and analysis
  • Material science and manufacturing processes
  • Thermal-fluid-energy sciences
  • Computer aided engineering graphics and analysis
  • Electro-mechanical devices
  • Instrumentation and controls
Building upon ECPI's tradition of providing an interactive and "real world" hands-on education in technology, students will have the opportunity to:
  • Acquire knowledge, techniques, skills, and use modern tools of Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments and apply experimental results to design and improve mechanical processes
  • Incorporate quality, aptitude, continuous improvement in both skills and professional behavior


ECPI University's curriculum prepares graduates for entry-level employment in various public and private industries in such areas as:

  • Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Mechanical Product Design & Fabrication
  • CAD & Computer Graphics
  • Automation & Manufacturing
  • Machining & Mechanical Maintenance
  • Power Generation & Plant Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline. More details:

    ECPI University receives admissions applications throughout the year, and classes begin every five weeks.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 30 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • DC & AC Circuits
  • Electronic Devices & Operational Amplifiers
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Applied Engineering Programming
  • Statics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

To attend ECPI University, all new applicants must do the following:

  • Complete a Personal Admissions Interview.
  • Complete and submit an Application for Admission and an Enrollment Agreement.
  • Provide an official high school transcript or official General Educational Development (GED) test scores.  As a result of secondary school closures during the COVID-19 pandemic, the University may temporarily accept a signed attestation of high school completion. This change is effective through July 31, 2020. If it is later determined that the attestation is incorrect, an official proof of high school graduation will be required prior to enrollment or continued matriculation.1
  • Achieve acceptable scores on the Admissions Assessment(s).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16584 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8292 USD per semester and a duration of 30 months.
  • National

    16584 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8292 USD per semester and a duration of 30 months.
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Living costs for Virginia Beach

  • 980 - 1600 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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