Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology

Design your future.

There is more than one way to start an engineering career, and engineering technology may be the pathway for you. Our mechanical engineering technology program offers technical courses that teach you to use creativity and rational thinking to solve problems in design, manufacturing and management, as well as science and mathematics courses that provide you a solid foundation.

Career Outlook

  • Our Cooperative Education program allows students to work with companies such as AO Smith, Honda, Toyota, Fujitec, Battelle, YSI, LexisNexis and Naval Research Laboratories.
  • A degree that makes you competitive in today's job market
  • State-of-the-art laboratory facilities
  • Professors respected by scholars worldwide

Plan of Study

University Catalog for Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology

Our Mechanical Engineering Technology Program emphasizes the practical application of the principles of the mechanical field. Career opportunities are in mechanical design, computer-aided design, product evaluation and development, manufacturing engineering, computer-aided manufacturing, plant engineering, technical sales, technical service, fluid power, automation, and supervision. A significant portion of the graduates are in technical management.

Areas of Emphasis 

The University of Dayton's undergraduate engineering technology program has a variety of minors available that allow you to explore your area of interest. 


Program Details

The curriculum includes a core of technical sciences; applied courses in design, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, and manufacturing; extensive laboratory experiences; and mathematics from college algebra through probability, statistics, calculus, and differential equations. Courses are required in oral and written communication, with components in the humanities and social sciences to provide insight into the impact of technology on society. Concepts from basic education are stressed in technical courses. The curriculum is broad to prepare graduates for employment and provide a foundation on which to base continued study of changing technology.

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Department of Engineering Management, Systems, & Technology

Kettering Laboratories 465 
300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0249