Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET)

Diploma Degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET)

Degree Description
The Mechanical Engineering Technology program prepares graduates with knowledge, problem-solving ability, and hands-on skills to start their careers in installation, manufacturing, testing, evaluation, computer-aided design, and maintenance of mechanical systems. The total credits required for graduation are 65 credits, normally achievable within two years of full-time study.
Program Educational Objectives
The Mechanical Engineering Technology program is designed to prepare students for continuous learning and successful careers. Our alumni are expected to:
  1. Develop a fulfilling career in the Mechanical Engineering Technology field
  2. Apply Mechanical Engineering Technology learned skills in dealing with technical problems both on individual and team levels
  3. Showcase efficient communication skills in Mechanical Engineering Technology practice
  4. Pursue career advancement through professional development courses or Bachelor degree education
  5. Demonstrate knowledge in ethical values and engineering technology standards in solving Mechanical Engineering Technology problems
Student Outcomes
The Mechanical Engineering Technology program adopts the “Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology – Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission” (ABET – ETAC) student outcomes. Graduates of Mechanical Engineering Technology must demonstrate:
  1. An ability to apply knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to solve well-defined engineering problems appropriate to the discipline;
  2. An ability to design solutions for well-defined technical problems and assist with the engineering design of systems, components, or processes appropriate to the discipline;
  3. An ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in well-defined technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature;
  4. An ability to conduct standard tests, measurements, and experiments and to analyze and interpret the results; and;
  5. An ability to function effectively as a member of a technical team.
Career Opportunities
Graduates will be prepared for careers as mechanical technicians, engineering aides, plant maintenance personnel, designers/draftspersons, production assistants, and technical salespeople. These jobs are abundant in the oil and gas, electric power, water, and transport industries.

The Mechanical Engineering Technology Program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of ABET,, under the General Criteria and the Mechanical Engineering Technology Program Criteria.