Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology

The Kennesaw State University mechanical engineering technology degree covers a wide range of topics, including engineering mechanics, CNC machining and CNC programming, manufacturing processes, thermodynamics, product design and development, machine design, electrical principles, instrumentation and controls, computer-aided design and performance testing and evaluation.  You will gain the practical skills and a breadth and depth of knowledge enabling you to work collaboratively with engineers from various industries.

This Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, The mechanical engineering technology degree is a great launchpad for a mechanical engineering career in high-value manufacturing, automotive, aerospace and many other industries.

As a Mechanical Engineering Technology student, you will choose a concentration for study that includes general, engineering design graphics, or manufacturing engineering technology.



KSU mechanical engineering technology students in the classroom

Program Snapshot

Program Format: Face-to-Face

Number of Credit Hours: 130 Total Hours

Entry Term: Fall, Spring, Summer

Time to Complete: Four-year Program

Primary Campus: Marietta

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Degree Pathway

Stay on path for graduation by using the degree pathway that maps out your courses by semester and by year.

Mechanical Engineering Technology Degree Pathway
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Mechanical Engineering Technology Degree Benefits at Kennesaw State

  • Academic Excellence – The Department of Engineering Technology is committed to maintaining high academic standards.
  • Hands-On Experience – You will have many opportunities for hands-on training, including coursework projects, Engineering Labs and Centers, MakerSpace for rapid prototyping and manual fabrication, machine shop, welding and fabrication labs and Engineering Student Organizations like the SAE Motorsports Competition Team among many others.
  • Innovative Research – The Mechanical Engineering Technology program is located within KSU’s Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology (SPCEET), which places high regard on research to advance the understanding of all aspects of engineering. The College has state-of-the-art labs and facilities, and dedicated research centers like the 3D Print Center and Center for Advanced Materials Research and Education, to conduct a wide range of innovative research projects year-round.

What can you do with a Mechanical Engineering Technology degree?

  • Manufacturing Engineering Technicians
  • Automotive Engineer / Technician
  • Consulting Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Industrial Engineering Technician
  • Sales Engineer
  • Maintenance Technician
  • Project Engineer
  • Systems Engineer
  • Field Service Technician

Mechanical Engineering Technology Salary and Career Information

Want to further enhance your career and salary potential in the field of Mechanical Engineering Technology? Consider continuing your educational training in KSU’s Mechanical Engineering Master’s degree program to help you reach your advanced professional goals.

Double Owl

Double Owl Pathway

Double Owl Pathways allows undergraduate students to obtain their undergraduate and graduate degrees at significantly lower costs and in less time than pursuing each degree separately. KSU offers a variety of Pathways to choose from various disciplines, allowing students to graduate sooner and get a head start on their future careers.

Double Owl Pathways

Department of Engineering Technology

Kennesaw State University
Department of Engineering Technology, MD # 9070
840 Polytechnic Lane
Marietta Campus
Engineering Technology Center, Building Q
Room #Q-236
Marietta, GA 30060

Phone: 470-578-5146

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