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Mechanical Engineering Technology
Associate of Applied Science

Mechanical Engineering graduate will help engineers design, develop, test, and manufacture industrial machinery, consumer products, and other equipment. They may assist in product tests by, for example, setting up instrumentation for auto crash tests. They may make sketches and rough layouts, record and analyze data, make calculations and estimates, and report on their findings. When planning production, mechanical engineering technicians prepare layouts and drawings of the assembly process and of manufactured parts. They estimate labor costs, equipment life, and plant space. Some test and inspect machines and equipment or work with engineers to eliminate production problems.

Graduates of MTC’s Mechanical Engineering Technology will be awarded the Associate of Applied Science degree.

Graduates of this program will be able to:

Career Opportunities:

  • Mechanical Engineering Technician
  • Product/Design Engineering Technician
  • Maintenance Technician
  • Drafter

Program Admission:

To apply for acceptance into the Mechanical Engineering Technology at MTC, applicants must have:

  1. MTC Application for Admission and nonrefundable applicable fee.
  2. Final high school transcript (or GED results) and college transcripts (if applicable).
  3. Successful completion of the Basic Skills Assessment (COMPASS) and Technology Skills Test is required.  Any College Foundation courses recommended by COMPASS results are also required.
  4. COMPASS math score of 41 or above required to take the first algebra course in the engineering program

Transfer students to MTC must qualify in accordance with current admission criteria.

If required, Foundation Courses are available to help you meet any specialized program admission requirements.

Cooperative Education:

(or Co-op) is a learning experience that integrates academic skills with workplace experience.  Students in Engineering Technologies can earn college credit, make valuable professional contacts, and link their classroom studies to real-world workplace challenges. See the department dean or academic advisor for details.

To receive more detailed information please send an e-mail the Office of Admission at




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