Mechanical Design and Engineering Technology
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Mechanical design technicians, under the direction of engineering staff members, help develop and test products, calculate strength and cost of materials, make drawings to scale, and work on prototypes and product improvement. Students work on acquiring high-level drafting skills and utilize Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD) software. They learn to construct and revise engineering working drawings and tooling drawings; research and apply information for parts and materials; and specify appropriate tolerances, materials, and other engineering data. Mechanical designers work on teams that focus on continuous improvement, Six Sigma initiatives, and lean manufacturing efforts.
- Associate Degree
- 4 Terms
- 67 Credits
- Financial Aid Eligible
- Starts Fall
Mechanical Design Technology
Median Income: $55,896.00*
POTENTIAL JOB TITLES
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Engineering technologists and technicians, except drafters,
Apply theory and principles of mechanical engineering to modify, develop, test, or adjust machinery and equipment under direction of engineering staff or physical scientists.
*Lightcast/EMSI data is a hybrid dataset derived from official government sources such as the US Census Bureau, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and Bureau of Labor Statistics. This salary data is from Lakeshore District, unless noted otherwise (i.e. Wind programs use State of WI.)
ADMISSION AND FIRST SEMESTER ENROLLMENT STEPS
Work with Admissions Advisor to:
- Submit Application
- Complete the Student Success Questionnaire.
- Schedule your First Time Program Counseling/Registration Session with your assigned program counselor to plan your first semester schedule, review your entire plan of study and discuss the results of the Student Success Questionnaire.
*Submit transcripts and test scores (optional, highly recommended): College transcripts, along with high school transcripts and test scores from within the last five years, used for course registration. Official transcripts needed for transferring college credit(s) and for financial aid purposes.
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Designed to fit your life schedule, iFlex scheduling provides flexibility to attend courses through a blend of online and face-to-face, totally online, or flexing between these two modes on a weekly basis. Students will have identical learning components (assessments and lecture materials) whether sitting in the classroom or learning online.
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