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Mechanical Technology - B. Tech

Mechanical technicians design, maintain, construct, and modify machines, tools, consumer products, and mechanical equipment. Mechanical technicians are some of the most in-demand employees across the engineering industry. They work on a variety of projects including sketching new machine parts using computer-aided drafting and design equipment, manufacturing products, and simplifying processes.

Great Career Opportunities:

  • Aerospace
  • Assembly & Joining
  • Automation & Controls
  • Automotive Industry
  • Composite Manufacturing
  • CIM
  • Electronics Manufacturing
  • Environmental Manufacturing
  • Finishing & Coating
  • Food Processing
  • Forming & Fabricating
  • Laser Systems
  • Machining & Material Removal
  • Machine Vision


  • Medical Device Industry
  • Mold, Tool & Die Manufacturing
  • Nanotechnology
  • NC, CNC & DNC
  • Packaging
  • Plant Engineering & Maintenance
  • Plastics Molding &Manufacturing
  • Product Design & Development
  • Quality
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Robotics
  • Six Sigma
  • Software, CAD/CAM
  • Supply Chain Management

Mechanical Technology

Career Outlook

In 2008 Mechanical Engineers held the fourth highest employment of all engineering with 238,700 employed and 36% of all engineering positions were found in manufacturing industry.  Many Mechanical Engineering professionals fall under the heading of Industrial Engineers and that is the third highest engineering employment sector.

» Program Description

Mechanical Technology
Lin Tian
Curriculum Coordinator
315-386-7157
tianl@canton.edu

Fall Enrollment Trends
  FT PT Total
2013 31 1 32
2012 25 0 25
2011 14 0 14
2010 - - -

*Graduate rates are unavailable as the program is too new.

Degrees Conferred
  Total
2013-14 8
2012-13 4
2011-12 1
2010-11 -
2009-10 -