Major in Mechanical Engineering

Become a engineer • Earn a competitive salary • Make a difference

Engineering is a demanding industry. JBU will equip you to succeed.

Mechanical engineering is a technically demanding career. JBU will equip you not just in the fundamentals, 
but will also immerse you 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.

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Discover how JBU equips you to be an excellent mechanical engineer

Get the technical knowledge and hands-on experience you need

At JBU, you will earn a strong background in robotics, machine design, 3D computer-aided drafting and computational modeling. You'll learn skills in physical mechanics such as propulsion, heat transfer, fluid dynamics, and strength of materials.


Develop the "soft-skills" employers are looking for

Employers look for graduates who not only have technical knowledge, but have learned to collaborate with others, communicate effectively and discover innovative solutions for problems. At JBU you'll learn these skills throughout your studies.

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Land a great job

Demand for mechanical engineers is high and generally remains stable, even in an unstable economy. Mechanical engineers have a median salary of $88,430. For more career outlook information, visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics website.

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Accreditation & Enrollment Data

The legacy B.S. Engineering degree (not available for new student enrollment) is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. JBU will seek ABET accreditation for the new B.S. Electrical Engineering and B.S. Mechanical Engineering degrees at the earliest possible date after our first B.S.E.E. and B.S.M.E. students graduate (anticipated in May of 2020). To learn why choosing an accredited program is key, visit the ABET website.

In compliance with ABET Accreditation Public Release Requirements, the links below include program educational objectives, student outcomes, and enrollment and graduate rates: