Mechanical Engineering Technology
Program Costs, Graduation & Job Placement
Estimated Total Cost
for A.A.S. Degree
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
2016-2017 – 5 graduates
2017-2018 – 2 graduates
2018-2019 – 6 graduates
2019-2020 – 7 graduates
2020-2021 – 5 graduates
2021-2022 – 5 graduates
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.
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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Morganton, NC 28655