Mechanical Engineering Technology

A major in mechanical engineering technology will prepare you for a broad range of positions throughout technology enterprises. You will learn how to manage people, processes, machines, and production resources. You'll combine classroom learning with hands-on laboratory experience to understand how to solve mechanical problems and gain insights into the manufacturing production and design processes.

Graduates of this program are prepared for careers in emerging fields such as energy, material, technology development, product improvement, industrial processes, and operations.

Students in this program can apply to participate in five-year combined bachelor's/master's degree program in mechanical engineering technology.

The Purdue Polytechnic Institute is one of 10 academic colleges at Purdue University. The Polytechnic specializes in team-based labs where you’ll test ideas, take things apart and put them back together — only better. You’ll learn side-by-side with professors who have worked in the industry and thrive on combining theory, imagination and real-world application. In this innovative environment, you'll learn by doing - gaining deep technical knowledge and applied skills in your chosen discipline coupled with problem-solving, critical-thinking, communication and leadership skills employers desire.

Mechanical Engineering Technology Website

Plan of Study

Mechanical Engineering Technology, BS

Related Career Interests

Careers in Mechanical Engineering Technology

  • Mechanical engineer
  • Production engineer
  • Project engineer

Transfer to Mechanical Engineering Technology

Purdue admits to individual majors. In addition to meeting overall Purdue transfer criteria, such as minimum high school course requirements, applicants must also meet major-specific requirements. The major-specific criteria for this program are listed below. Students who meet or exceed these are the most competitive candidates for admission. Before applying, review the closed programs page to confirm your desired major is open to transfer students for your desired entry term.

Minimum GPA: 3.0

Contact Information
Tami Lynch
(765) 494-8590
tlynch@purdue.edu

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