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Mechanical Engineering Technology Careers

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We take the phrase "hands-on" very seriously!

If you're someone who prefers to work with your hands and spend more time on the floor of an industry rather than behind a desk, mechanical engineering technology is for you. You'll work closely with engineers, technicians and other professionals to create innovative solutions to complex problems.

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Half of our 2021 graduates accepted offers before graduation—you’re in high demand!

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Median salary for mechanical engineering technologists with associate’s degrees is $60,460, so your bachelor’s degree could mean a higher wage.
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Robotics, automation, controls, manufacturing—are all technologies where you can build a successful career.

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Career Options

With a bachelor’s degree in our program, you’ll not only know how to design and build mechanical systems, you’ll know why you’re making these innovations. You’ll be prepared to be a leader in the field, with careers like:

  • Mechanical Engineering Technologist
  • Design Analyst
  • Equipment Tester
  • Mechanical Equipment Designer
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technologist
  • Process Designer
  • Technical Engineer
  • Field Service Representative

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Where recent graduates work.

See where our Phoenix first landed to get a sense of where you can work:

  • Aztech Controls
  • Can Lines Engineering
  • Duluth Trading Company
  • Ecolab-Nalco Water
  • Federal-Mogul Powertrain
  • Fincantieri Marine Group
  • Georgia-Pacific
  • Global Power Components
  • Johnson Controls
  • KI
  • Koss Industrial
  • Nercon Industrial
  • Schreiber Foods
  • Therma-Tron-X
Professor Jagadeep Thota

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As the program chair for engineering and engineering technology, Jagadeep Thota is committed to student success. If you have questions about our program, get in touch with him!

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