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Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

What Is Mechanical Engineering?

Mechanical engineering is one of the broadest engineering disciplines.

Mechanical engineers helped create the car you drive to work, the potato chips you eat at lunch and the heating and air-conditioning system that keeps you comfortable at home. They also helped to create the Mars Rover, industrial robots and solar heating systems.

With a mechanical engineering degree you may end up working in industries such as aerospace, automotive, bioengineering, communications, petroleum or product manufacturing.  

Three Reasons to Study Mechanical Engineering at Merrimack College

  • Our classes are small, faculty teach lectures and laboratories, and we have a strong co-op program.
  • We offer opportunities to minor in business or math. 
  • Our Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

More Info

Franco Capaldi,

Chair and Associate Professor,
Mechanical Engineering