Mechanical Engineering

A degree in mechanical engineering opens up opportunity in many different industries. Mechanical engineers are skilled in physical mechanics such as propulsion, heat transfer, fluid dynamics, and strength of materials.

JBU Advantage

At JBU, you will earn a strong background in robotics, machine design, 3D computer-aided drafting, and computational modeling. But your JBU education goes far beyond the fundamentals. Here, students are challenged to solve real-world problems with innovative solutions from their first semester. Become immersed in the full design process, starting with brainstorming ideas, refining design, fabrication and troubleshooting, final testing, and ultimately presenting a final product unique to you and your inventiveness. This type of creative design space is the environment in which engineers thrive.

JBU provides a full engineering experience with specific concentrations to prepare students for a wide body of professional work. Because of JBU’s interdisciplinary engineering curriculum, our students are uniquely prepared for jobs requiring skill in mechanical and electrical system integration, such as control systems, electro-mechanical, and systems engineering. Our graduates go on to work for industry leaders such as NASA, Lockheed Martin, and Caterpillar.

Course Details


A degree in mechanical engineering opens up opportunity in many different industries. Demand for mechanical engineers is high and generally remains stable, even in an unstable economy. Mechanical engineers have a median salary of $80,580. For more occupational outlook information, visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics website.

Potential Career Paths:

  • Aerospace engineer
  • Systems engineer
  • Automotive engineer
  • Manufacturing engineer