The Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering program offers a structured academic experience including core engineering courses, advanced coursework in mechanical and advanced manufacturing systems, and practical experiences through laboratory and cooperative education (co-op) opportunities.
Initial coursework in fundamental mathematics and laboratory science is combined with preliminary exposure to design, problem solving, computer applications, and thermal systems. These foundations are revisited throughout the program as students investigate applications to manufacturing, testing, and systems analysis and design.Read More
In the second half of the program, students are supported by Career Services and faculty in obtaining a co-op position. The term-long co-op experience allows them to gain valuable engineering experience in a corporate or government setting. As an integral part of the NEIT Mechanical Engineering program, the co-op provides students the opportunity to strengthen their resumes and position themselves for rewarding post-graduation employment offers. Following co-op, students find synergy between their coursework and co-op by participating in a comprehensive senior capstone project.
Graduates are well prepared for employment opportunities as engineers in the areas of mechanical systems design, testing, and analysis in industrial, research, and corporate settings. As one of the most popular and versatile of all engineering degrees, the Mechanical Engineering degree prepares students to work in industries from aerospace to automotive, energy to construction and more. Upon completion of this program, students may choose to continue into the NEIT Master of Science in Engineering Management degree program.
The Bachelor of Science Degree program in Mechanical Engineering is being developed using the criteria of the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET, http://www.abet.org. Application for a Readiness Review by ABET will be submitted in accordance with ABET policies.
Potential Career Opportunities
Degree programs in Mechanical Engineering open up several exciting positions for students. Graduates can find work as a:
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