Put Your Career in Motion with a
Mechanical Engineering Degree from Gannon University
Mechanical engineering is among the most versatile of engineering fields with career opportunities available across the nation. Gannon’s mechanical engineering program will prepare you to design, analyze, test, develop, research and manufacture an array of products while driving solutions that meet specified needs locally and globally. Our graduates have a nearly 100% career or graduate school placement rate. Leverage your own potential in our accelerated program to earn a BS in mechanical engineering and graduate mechanical engineering, engineering management, or business administration degree in only five years.
- Collaborate with real-world agencies and
organizations on research, internships
and project opportunities.
- Accredited by the Engineering
Accreditation Commission of ABET.
- Learn from faculty who have extensive experience in researching, consulting and teaching.
Learn to Lead the Way in Mechanical Engineering
- Gain hands-on opportunities to research, design and
develop new mechanical systems while implementing a
creative yet analytical mindset.
- Tailor your senior-year coursework to specialize in
energy, fluid or thermal dynamics, or mechanics,
structures and machine design.
- Accelerate your education in one of our 4+1 programs
including mechanical engineering, engineering
management, and business administration.
Experience an Exceptional Learning Environment
- Develop essential leadership skills through student
organizations including the American Society of
Mechanical Engineers and the Society of Women
- Pursue faculty-mentored research opportunities that
have frequently led to conference presentations or
- Learn in our state-of-the-art facilities that include the
strength of materials, fluid mechanics, manufacturing,
heat transfer and automatic control laboratories.
Inspire Your Academic Success
Gain real-world knowledge through key mechanical
engineering courses including:
Strength of Materials: Learn about different stresses in
mechanical components and how to calculate safety factors
for a component under a certain load.
Engineering Thermodynamics: Understand the
fundamentals of energy-related topics including energy
exchange and transfer and operations of energy systems.
Manufacturing Laboratory: Study selected aspects of
the manufacturing process. Set up and operate machines,
manufacture simple parts, measure process variables
Achieve Your Possibilities
Students will gain a high-quality education that enables
success in the rigors of graduate school or a future
profession. Through an array of program opportunities,
- Secure cooperative education and internship
opportunities with companies including Eriez
Magnetics, FMC Technologies, Wabtec Corp., Lord
Corp., and Zurn Industries.
- Discover career opportunities in research and/or the
design and development of new mechanical systems.
- Earn an average starting salary of $70,000 and mid-career salary of $100,000, according to the Bureau of