Mechanical Engineering

  • Believe It: Gannon has the only Mechanical Engineering Master's Degree in the region.

  • Business, Computer Science, and Engineering among Highest-Paid Majors

    The survey is based on data collected by the National Association of Colleges and Employers from 400,000 employers, gathered from government and private sources. Read more about the highest-paid degrees on The Wall Street Journal.

  • Program Overview

    The overall goal of the Mechanical Engineering Program is to provide the student with a fundamental and application based education. This program is designed to prepare the student for employment in research, development, design and production in industry or government as well as to assure a high level of preparation for those students who continue to advanced studies. A part of this preparation is to recognize and respond to ethical and public issues, including safety, social and environmental concerns.

    To facilitate and support student development, the department has up-to-date laboratories for education and research, including strength of materials lab, fluid mechanics lab, heat transfer lab, automatic control lab, computer graphics and CAD lab. A technician and a machine shop support these labs.

    The ME Programs maintains an up-to-date curriculum, has modern laboratories, well qualified faculty and a strong academic and career advising system. Students have access to the University Center for Experiential Learning and to the Faculty.

    Program Options

    • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering Co-Op Professional Practice Option
    • Five Year Program - Mechanical Engineering/MBA

    Liberal Studies Core

    The Liberal Studies Core Curriculum is one reflection of Gannon University's commitment to its Catholic identity. The Core's design offers students a defined, integrated, shared experience as the foundation for their undergraduate program.