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Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
Begins every Fall (August), Spring (January) & Summer (May)
- 129 Credits
- 6+ Years to Complete
- Recorded Lectures with On-Campus Labs
- Deadlines for Lessons/Exams
- ABET Accredited
With the University of North Dakota’s ABET-accredited distance engineering degree program, you can earn your Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering while you continue to live and work in your local community. Through online learning, employees from the following companies have earned their bachelor’s degrees while continuing to work:
- Agilent Technologies
- Department of Transportation
- Hutchinson Technology
- Lucent Technologies
- Whirlpool Corporation
UND’s distance engineering degree program prepares you for the responsible practice of professional engineering and provides you with the necessary skills to advance your mechanical engineering career. You will receive a well-rounded education that emphasizes creativity, critical thinking, and communication skills.
As a graduate of the online program, you will:
- possess the technical, leadership, and communication skills for entry-level positions in the power, aircraft, automotive, defense, or other industries.
- gain a broad understanding of thermal sciences, mechanical design, and manufacturing processes.
- develop critical thinking and problem solving skills using the principles of science and mathematics.
- experience a design project that blends scientific knowledge and engineering analysis with social and humanitarian issues. Past projects include: solar cars, wind tunnels, space hardware design, nanotechnology, pressure vessel research, coal combustion, agricultural innovations and precision machining.
Mechanical engineering is one of the most versatile of all the engineering disciplines. As a mechanical engineer, you may work in power, aircraft, automotive, or defense industries throughout the world.