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Mechanical Engineering Technology

About the Program

Mechanical engineering technicians are the semi-professional members of the engineer-scientist-technician team engaged in the design of machines, mechanisms, and other mechanical systems. Assignments may include drafting, designing, product and materials testing, and supervision. In addition to a broad based background in mechanical design, this program offers training on an industrial CAD system. CLC’s program offers an Associate in Applied Science degree and several certificate options to prepare students for careers working with engineers and scientists as part of a design team.

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Scholarship Opportunity Available

Metallica Scholars Program

The Metallica Scholars program is designed to provide support of job skill training for community college students and elevate the importance of career and technical education. Grant funds will provide scholarships and services to students in this program.

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Career Opportunities

Mechanical engineering technicians work closely with engineers in a variety of industries, including engineering firms, research and development, automotive parts manufacturing and testing laboratories. An Associate degree is a requirement for entry-level positions. To learn more, refer to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook for Mechanical Engineering Technicians.

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