Major in Mechanical Engineering

Become an engineer • Solve critical problems • Make a difference

Solve advanced problems.

In the mechanical engineering major, you'll learn to apply science and technology to the service of God and humanity. With an emphasis on design, you'll graduate prepared for a career in engineering or advanced degrees. 

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Get hands-on experience

You'll learn skills in physical mechanics such as propulsion, heat transfer, fluid dynamics and strength of materials.

Enjoy fantastic facilities & equipment

The Balzer Technology Center houses over 40,000 square feet for classroom, lab and fabrication areas. Students have access to a laser cutter, a new mill, a carbon fiber 3d printer and more.

Get technical skills

At JBU, you will earn a strong background in robotics, machine design, 3D computer-aided drafting and computational modeling.

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What to expect as a mechanical engineering student


Understand design

Engineering students begin learning design in their first year and culminate in a senior capstone project with a real-world situation. 


Apply for prestigious internships

Our students regularly take summer internships at top companies like NASA, Texas Instruments, and Lockheed Martin. Our faculty help connect and guide you to great opportunities.


Expand your degree

You'll be able to expand your mechanical engineering degree with one of our many minors, such as civil engineering, game design or renewable energy. 

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The future you starts here.

Equip yourself for a successful career and a life of purpose.