Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET) Bachelor of Science (BS) Degree

Mechanical Engineering Technology is a hands-on program that teaches the generation, transmission, and utilization of mechanical and fluid energy, as well as the design and production of tools, machines, and their products.

The degree requirements can be viewed in the Plan of Study and complete listing of classes can be viewed in the Course Listing.

The program educational objectives for the
Mechanical Engineering Technology program are:

Three to five years after graduation, alumni of the Mechanical Engineering Technology program at IUPUI will be able to:
  1. Work competently in technical and professional careers related to the field of Engineering Technology
  2. Achieve recognition and/or advancement consistent with their education
  3. Continue growth in professional knowledge through additional education, certification or licensing

MET Student Outcomes:
At the time of graduation, a student will be able to:

A.  An ability to select and apply the knowledge, skills and modern tools of the discipline to broadly defined engineering technology;

B.  An ability to select and apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering and technology to engineering technology problems that require the application of principles and applied procedures or methodologies;

C.  An ability to conduct standard tests and measurement; to conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments, and to apply experimental results to improve processes;

D.  An ability to design systems, components, or processes for broadly-defined engineering technology problems appropriate to program education objectives;

E.  An ability to function effectively as a member or leader on a technical team;

F.  An ability to identify, analyze, and solve broadly-defined engineering technology problems.

G.  An ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and nontechnical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature;

H.  An understanding of the need for and an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development;

I.  An understanding of and a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities including a respect for diversity;

J.  A knowledge of the impact of engineering technology solutions in a societal and global context

K.  A commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.

For accreditation information about this program, click here.

Headcount information, click here.

Degrees awarded information, click here.

For more information on required courses or this program in general, contact Laura Centeno-Diaz (

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