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Mechanical Engineering Technology

 

Program Costs, Graduation & Job Placement


Estimated Total Cost
for A.A.S. Degree

Approximately $8,996

In-State Tuition: $76 per credit hour ($1216 maximum per semester)
Out of State Tuition: $268 per credit hour ($4228 maximum per semester)
Insurance, student activity fees, and technology fee: 23.20-99.20 (based on number of credits)

Textbooks: $1,700 – $2,300 for entire program

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Graduation Rates

2016-2017 – 5 graduates
2017-2018 – 2 graduates
2018-2019 – 6 graduates
2019-2020 – 7 graduates
2020-2021 – 5 graduates
2021-2022 – 5 graduates

Job Placement

Approximately 80% of graduates are employed locally

Additional Requirements for Licensure,
Certification or Approval

The program prepares students to take various SolidWorks Certifications (can take exams on-site)

Program of Study

We offer five options of study in our Mechanical Engineering Technology program.

Associate in Applied Science

The A.A.S. degree is a 70 credit-hour program. The curriculum prepares graduates for employment as technicians in the diversified mechanical and manufacturing engineering fields.

Diploma

The Mechanical Engineering Technology Diploma is a 46 credit-hour program.

Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) Certificate

The CAD certification is a 16 credit-hour program.

Introduction to Mechanical Technology Certificate

This certification is a 17 credit-hour program.

Introduction to Mechanical Engineering

This is a 13 credit-hour program to introduce students to Mechanical Engineering.

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Faculty

We invite you to meet and learn more about our Mechanical Engineering Technology faculty.

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Sherilyn Ritchie

Program Coordinator
E-mail: sritchie@wpcc.edu

Phone: 828.448.3559
Office: Breeden Hall, Room 40 [map]

Want to Know More?

Learn more about our Mechanical Engineering Technology program. Feel free to reach out by phone, e-mail, or submit your comments below.

Our Location

Breeden Hall
1001 Burkemont
Avenue
Morganton, NC 28655

Phone

828.448.3559