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Mechanical Engineering Technology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (ARWU) Akron, OH, United States
Mechanical engineering technologists focus on the design of the products and machines required to manufacture them. The Mechanical Engineering Technology program of The University of Akron builds on the knowledge and skills developed during your associate degree studies.
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Overview

Mechanical Engineering Technology Fundamentals

The core curriculum of the Mechanical Engineering Technology program of The University of Akron provides comprehensive understanding of mathematical and scientific principles

Technical courses are presented using graphical (engineering drawing and modeling), algebra, trigonometry and geometry as primary analytical tools

Our Faculty

  • are innovative and interactive
  • use multimedia technology to enhance classroom learning

Hands-on Research

Experience mechanical engineering technology firsthand through our research facilities:

  • mechanical design laboratory
  • fluids and thermal laboratory
  • materials and metallographic laboratory

Real-world Experience

Gain practical professional experience through UA's optional cooperative education program. Through co-op, you’ll alternate semesters of work and school while earning a competitive salary.

Degrees and Preparation

A degree in engineering and science technology prepares you to work in design, testing, manufacturing and servicing of the mechanical components and systems found in all facets of industry. Your career choices include: 

  • engineering laboratory technician
  • junior or assistant design engineer
  • design drafter
  • plant engineer
  • customer service technician

Career Outlook

Advanced technologies, coupled with the need to update and improve manufacturing facilities and product design, will fuel the demand for well-trained professionals in this field.

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:

  • Technical Calculus
  • Programming for Technologists
  • Survey of Electronics
  • Dynamics
  • Machinery & Controls
  • Mechanical Design

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    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:

    6

    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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    48

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • Online Application
  • $50 Application Fee
  • Official Secondary School Transcripts
  • Official Proof of English Proficiency
  • Official SAT/ACT (Optional, required only for scholarships and direct admission)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    11635 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11635 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Akron

  • 890 - 1300 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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