Mechanical Engineering is the most diverse engineering degree program offered by the college. The problem-solving versatility of mechanical engineers means you’ll enjoy tremendous career flexibility. With a foundation in physics, chemistry, and mathematics and a mastery of mechanical and fluid/thermal systems, you can find a future in research, manufacturing, health care, energy, systems design, the military, and more. A mechanical engineering degree is also an advantage for some careers in business, law, or technical sales!
Why Penn State Behrend?
At Behrend, you won’t just learn in state-of-the-art facilities—you’ll also get hands-on experience conducting research with our award-winning faculty in a School of Engineering regularly ranked among the nation’s top 50 undergraduate engineering programs by U.S. News & World Report. Small class sizes and a faculty open-door policy mean that when you need help, you’ll get it.
You’ll also extend your learning beyond the lecture hall, with opportunities to apply engineering concepts to personalized projects, help solve a real-world industry problem, and be recruited by companies around the world.