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Mechanical Engineering Technology, B.S.

Talwar College of Engineering and Computer Sciences

The mechanical engineering technology coursework will give students a broad understanding of the design and development of parts, processes and systems. Under this program, graduates will acquire knowledge, problem-solving ability and hands-on skills to enter careers in the design, installation, manufacturing, testing, evaluation, technical sales or maintenance of mechanical systems. In addition, graduates will have strengths in the analysis, applied design, development, implementation or oversight of more advanced mechanical systems and processes.

Why Choose Indiana Tech?

  • Project-based teamwork is built into many courses, which will help you develop the project management and collaborative skills employers are looking for.
  • Our lab facilities and projects are planned to get you familiar with working on real-world problems. This will help you build experience related to challenges you will encounter on the job.
  • Indiana Tech fosters an active learning environment, enriched by instructors who possess years of experience in their respective fields.

Career Outlook

A B.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

Below is the national average annual salary and projected job growth for a engineering professional, as identified by BLS.gov statistics. Salaries can vary based on the market in which you live and the prior experience you bring to the position.

  • 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 fosters a career-focused, hands-on learning environment that equips students with an extensive skill set that allows them to transition into their careers with confidence. Our graduates have been hired by companies like:

  • Northrop Grumman
  • Raytheon
  • General Motors
  • Navistar

Internship Opportunities

Indiana Tech continually works with its corporate partners in various industries to create valuable internship opportunities for its students. Our students have interned at companies like:

  • General Motors
  • NASA
  • Shambaugh & Sons
  • Zimmer Biomet
  • Steel Dynamics
  • Fort Wayne Metals
Tanyaradzwa Chiwara

Tanyaradzwa Chiwara
B.S. Mechanical Engineering Technology, 2023

Success Story

Tanya took advantage of the resources and opportunities offered by Indiana Tech tobecome an energy engineering and sustainability technician with the City of Fort Wayne, right after graduation. “Thanks to the Career Center, which helped me with …

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Dr. Naga Aditya Musunuri

Program Lead

Dr. Musunuri has over six years of teaching experience in the field of mechanical engineering and his research interests are optical measurement techniques and flow visualization techniques in the area of fluid dynamics. He is the advisor for the university’s ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) chapter, and a member of the Central Indiana Section (CIS-ASME), the scientific research honor society, Sigma XI, and the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE).

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, India

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