Accreditation and Licensure

  • Our mechanical engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

    Program Educational Objectives

    Graduates of the Gannon University program in Mechanical Engineering are expected to:

    1. Demonstrate technical ability through application of technical knowledge while engaging in careers in industry or government.
    2. Demonstrate professional leadership through advancement in their careers, as evidenced by promotion and/or acceptance of increasing professional responsibilities.
    3. Demonstrate commitment to the ideals of a values-centered education through workplace conduct, and professional and community activities undertaken for the betterment of the human condition.
    4. Demonstrate recognition of the value of lifelong learning through pursuit of continuing education in their field of endeavor or graduate studies.

    Student Outcomes 

    Student learning outcomes for the Gannon ME department are:

    1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering
    2. An ability to design and conduct experiments as well as to analyze and interpret data
    3. An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability and sustainability
    4. An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
    5. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
    6. an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
    7. An ability to communicate effectively
    8. The broad education necessary to understand impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental and societal context
    9. A recognition of need for, and ability to engage in life-long learning
    10. A knowledge of contemporary issues
    11. An ability to use techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice
    12. An ability to apply principles of engineering, basic science and mathematics (including multivariate calculus and differential equations) to model, analyze, design, and realize physical systems, components or processes
    13. An ability to work professionally in both thermal and mechanical systems

    Enrollment and Graduation Data for the Mechanical Engineering Program

      2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013
    Total Enrollment 83 79 88
    Number of Graduates 12 17 17