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What will I learn?

Program Description

The Mechanical Engineering Technology program provides students with relevant industrial experience within the academic environment. Students become experts in state-of-the-art computer facilities, materials testing, power transmission, fluids, automation, and manufacturing laboratories. Students also gain experience with computer software used widely in the industry, including CAD, CIM, and FEA. Companies such as Loctite, Pratt & Whitney, and Sikorsky Aircraft consistently choose our graduates for entry into competitive applied engineering positions. The program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Student Outcomes

  • Ability to apply basic knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering principles to solve technical problems.
  • Ability to identify, formulate and solve technical problems.
  • Ability to use computational methods, skills, computers and modern technical tools in engineering practice.
  • Ability to design and conduct experiments, and to analyze and interpret data.
  • Ability to design a system, component or process to meet desired needs.
  • Ability to function effectively on teams and within a diverse environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in oral, written, visual and graphic modes.
  • Recognition of the need for self-improvement through continuing education and the ability to engage in lifelong learning.
  • Understanding of professionalism and ethics and associated responsibilities.
  • Knowledge of contemporary issues and understanding of the impact of engineering / technical solutions within a global perspective.

Which department am I in?

School of Engineering, Science, and Technology

Study options

Full Time (130 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$24,866.00 per year
USD $12,433 per term

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected January 2023


School of Engineering, Science, and Technology

Copernicus Hall - Room 2240700 1615 Stanley Street,



06050, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have Official copies of secondary and post-secondary educational records.

For international students

Applicants must have official copies of secondary and post-secondary educational records.

TOEFL Score: Internet: minimum score 61, Computer: minimum score 173, Paper: minimum score 500. A minimum band score of 5.5 IELTS is required for admissions consideration.

Application deadline is April 1st for the fall semester and November 1st for the spring semester.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About Central Connecticut State University

CCSU develops its undergraduates into thoughtful and responsible leaders who go on to cultivate a vibrant and progressive global community.

  • Long and illustrious educational heritage, since 1849
  • Ranked 7th in Connecticut for campus safety
  • 14:1 student-to-professor ratio
  • 85 per cent of graduates remain in Connecticut area

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