Mechanical Engineering

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About this program

A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing and end-product systems used for specific uses, including machine tools, jigs and other manufacturing equipment; stationary power units and appliances; engines; self-propelled vehicles; housings and containers; hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement; and the integration of computers and remote control with operating systems.

Career Opportunities

Engineering Professors

Monica Cox, Ph.D. from The Ohio State University
1 reviews
teach courses pertaining to the application of physical laws and principles of engineering for the development of machines, materials, instruments, processes, and services. Includes teachers of subjects such as chemical, civil, electrical, industrial, mechanical, mineral, and petroleum engineering. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
$114130
Doctoral degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Interest Match

Mechanical Engineers

Tom Hartley from Frugal Consultancy & Design Limited
Mike Reinalda from 3devo
2 reviews
perform engineering duties in planning and designing tools, engines, machines, and other mechanically functioning equipment. Oversee installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of equipment such as centralized heat, gas, water, and steam systems.
$95560
Bachelor's degree
Personality Match

Interest Match

Aerospace Engineers

Ludovic Chung-Sao from An aircraft engine manufacturer
1 reviews
perform engineering duties in designing, constructing, and testing aircraft, missiles, and spacecraft. May conduct basic and applied research to evaluate adaptability of materials and equipment to aircraft design and manufacture. May recommend improvements in testing equipment and techniques.
$121110
Bachelor's degree
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Interest Match


Cost Estimators

Kyle McCarney from Inflector Environmental Services
1 reviews
prepare cost estimates for product manufacturing, construction projects, or services to aid management in bidding on or determining price of product or service. May specialize according to particular service performed or type of product manufactured.
$72960
Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth
Personality Match

Interest Match

Architectural and Engineering Managers

plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as architecture and engineering or research and development in these fields.
$158100
Bachelor's degree
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Interest Match


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