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Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering

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Bachelor of Engineering


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Get the in-depth knowledge and design skills you need for a successful career in engineering from the first university in the U.S. to offer a mechanical engineering degree.

From gadgets to medical devices, to vehicles on land, air, space, and sea, to power plants and industrial machines, and engines to robots – mechanical engineers design and manufacture systems or parts for nearly every product manufactured throughout the world. The mechanical engineering bachelor's program at Stevens offers a broad background in engineering and the liberal arts, with the technical skills needed to support the design, testing, and manufacture of products, systems, and devices.

As the first university to offer a mechanical engineering degree in the U.S., the mechanical engineering program at Stevens strives to educate the complete engineer. Classroom instruction and hands-on lab work come together to give you a thorough education on scientific and engineering proficiency, along with the values of professionalism, leadership, entrepreneurship, and ethics.

Our program emphasizes extensive training in communication, learning how to effectively present technical information orally, visually, and in written form, and encourages you to collaborate with your peers and faculty on a wide range of real world projects.

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  • Aerospace Engineering

  • Automotive Engineering

  • Biomedical Engineering

  • Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

  • Power Generation

  • Product Design and Manufacturing

  • Robotics and Autonomous Systems

  • Sustainable Energy

The Stevens Advantage: Hands-On Learning, Real World Experience

At Stevens, you’ll learn to think like an engineer. Our design-focused curriculum features a hands-on course every semester that will instill you with broad, foundational knowledge, the complete fundamentals of engineering, and entrepreneurial thinking. Learn more about what makes an engineering education from Stevens a unique experience:

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  • The Design Spine: a unique, design-focused, hands-on course every semester that incorporates entrepreneurial thinking and experiential learning, culminating with Senior Design, a team capstone project working on prototypes for real business problems, potentially in collaboration with a real company

  • Innovation Expo: an exciting design and entrepreneurship competition where students showcase their senior design prototypes and pitch business ideas

  • Engineering Cooperative Education Program: nearly 30% of all engineering students participate in Stevens’ Cooperative Education Program where you get on-the-job experience working for real companies

  • State-of-the-Art Research Labs and Facilities: build, tinker and test your designs in Stevens' MakerCenter, Prototype and Object Fabrication Lab, or numerous other research facilities

  • Undergraduate Research Opportunities: our research-oriented curriculum gives you in-the-lab experience while you're still an undergraduate student

A photo of Stevens students working on a robot in a mechanical engineering lab.More opportunities for Stevens undergraduate students include:

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An ABET Accredited Program

The Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET),

Putting You on Track for Professional Success

Attila with male student at Career Fair The mechanical engineering bachelor's program develops in-demand knowledge and skills to put you on track for a highly flexible and successful career path. Mechanical engineering is the broadest and most diverse of all the engineering disciplines as it offers an excellent foundation for work in any industry as well as pursuing graduate school, law school, or medical school. Career opportunities include:

  • Senior Engineer

  • Principal Mechanical Engineer

  • Head of Engineering Group

  • Product Management Director

  • Vice President of Engineering

  • CEO/ President

Potential hiring organizations include companies like: Becton Dickinson, Colgate-Palmolive, ExxonMobile, Fisher Price, Hamilton Sundstrand Honeywell, Lockheed Martin. Picatinny Arsenal, PSEG, Stryker Orthopedics

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