Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering 

Mechanical engineering is the most diverse and versatile of engineering fields. It is the study of objects and systems in motion. Mechanical engineering touches virtually every aspect of modern life and has a large impact on our world. Mechanical engineering skills center on creating technologies and products to meet human needs. Virtually every product or service in modern life has been touched in some way by a mechanical engineer.

Mechanical engineering requires training in basic science and engineering principles along with the development of skills in the areas of computer-aided design, instrumentation, planning and management of design projects. Graduates will be required to master technical elements and demonstrate competence in the areas of communication, fiscal management and project control.

This program offers course work in:

  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Strength of Material and Lab
  • Fluid Mechanics and Lab
  • Computer-Aided Engineering
  • Heat Transfer and Thermodynamics Lab
  • Machine Design



KSU mechanical engineering 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

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Mechanical Engineering Degree Pathway
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Mechanical Engineering Degree Benefits at Kennesaw State

  • Academic Excellence – The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering is committed to maintaining high academic standards. As a Mechanical Engineering student, you must meet the program’s Engineering Standing Requirements, which include having a minimum 2.7 GPA in select math, science and engineering courses before enrolling in upper-division courses.

  • Hands-On Experience – You will have many opportunities for hands-on training, including coursework projects that enable you to build and utilize skills learned in state-of-the-art labs and research facilities.

  • Innovative Research – Learn from industry experts in dedicated Research Centers, like the Center for Advanced Materials Research and Education, and conduct a wide range of innovative research projects year-round.

What can you do with a Mechanical Engineering degree?

  • Mechanical and Related Engineering
  • Construction Manager
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technician
  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Automotive Engineer
  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Construction Engineer
  • Production Engineer
  • Technology Specialist
  • Thermal Engineer


Mechanical Engineering Salary and Career Information

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.

Mechanical Engineering MS

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Kennesaw State University
Department of Mechanical Engineering, MD # 9075
840 Polytechnic Lane
Marietta Campus
Engineering Technology Center, Building Q
Room #Q-128
Marietta, GA 30060

Phone: 470-578-7162

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