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Mechanical Engineering 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.

Placement Rates

Employment statistics are from the Bureau of Labor Statistics 2016-2026 Occupational Outlook Handbook.

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

Students work with Dan Miller to operate a yellow robotic arm.

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.

Accreditation:

Accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET
415 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 347-7700

» Program Description

Mechanical Engineering Technology
Lucas Craig
Department Chair
315-386-7384
craigl@canton.edu

Fall Enrollment Trends

  FT PT Total
2019 73 3 76
2018 73 1 73
2017 66 0 66
2016 68 0 68
2015 37 1 38


Graduation Rate Trends*

Cohort Entering Cohort Size %
Fall 2013 7 29%
Fall 2012 5 60%
Fall 2011 5 20%


*Graduate rates are based on first-time, full-time, degree-seeking freshmen entering in fall and graduating within 150% of time.

Degrees Conferred

  Total
2018-19 8
2017-18 14
2016-17 18
2015-16 7
2014-15 9