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Mechanical Engineering Technology, A.S.

Talwar College of Engineering and Computer Sciences

If a hands-on application of mechanical engineering principles and skills is appealing to you, consider an associate degree in mechanical engineering technology. Mechanical engineering technology coursework will give you a broad understanding of manufacturing processes, automation and the application of design principles. It will also acclimate you with the tools and equipment commonly used in the field. Topics will include mechanical instrumentation and controls; machining; fluid mechanics and hydraulics; applied kinematics and dynamics of machinery; applied thermodynamics and heat transfer; and computer integrated manufacturing.

What You Can Do with This Degree

Graduates with this degree have pursued careers in the following fields:

  • Aerospace industry
  • Automotive industry
  • Construction
  • Defense
  • Consumer products
  • Utilities

Career Outlook

An A.S. in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Indiana Tech prepares you for a wide variety of in-demand careers. Below, you can explore career fields, salary information and employer demand from our partners at Lightcast, the leading labor market and career data provider in the U.S.

Job Outlook

  • Mechanical Engineering Technician $56,250/year

Job outlook through 2028: 3 percent increase

  • Industrial Engineering Technician $55,420/year

Job outlook through 2028: 1 percent decrease

  • Electro-Mechanical Technician $57,790/year

Job outlook through 2028: 1 percent increase

Warriors in the Workplace

Indiana Tech graduates work at great companies like:

  • Zimmer Biomet
  • Lincoln Financial Group
  • Parkview Health
  • Samtec
  • Wabash National Corporation
  • MedPro Group
  • Eli Lilly and Company
  • 3Rivers Federal Credit Union
  • General Motors
  • Dow Chemical
  • Apple
  • Georgia-Pacific

Internship Opportunities

Indiana Tech graduates gravitate toward the following careers:

  • Business Administration
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Management
  • Operations
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Criminal Justice

Dr. Mauricio Torres

Program Lead

Dr. Torres’ experience includes more than 35 years in industry and business, with an emphasis on product development, manufacturing processes, cost analysis and mechanical design.

  • Ph.D. Industrial & Systems Engineering, Florida International University
  • M.S. Engineering Management, Florida International University

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