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What Can You Do With A Major In Mechanical Engineering?

Mechanical engineering is concerned with energy and its transformations and the design of objects and structures that move. Mechanical engineers are responsible for conceiving, designing, manufacturing, testing, and marketing devices and systems that alter, transfer, transform and utilize the energy form that ultimately causes motion. Employment opportunities range over product design, development, manufacturing, sales, management, teaching, and research. Employers include industrial companies, consulting firms, and government agencies and non-governmental organizations.


Mechanical Engineering Program

Career Paths

Machine Design

Manufacturing and Production

Materials and Structures

Energy Conversion

Energy Resources

Systems Design

Transportation and Environmental Impact

Job Titles

Acoustics Engineer

Automotive Engineer

Biomedical Engineer

Design Engineer

Facilities Design Engineer

Machine Production Designer

Maintenance Engineer

Management Consultant

Manufacturing Engineer

Materials Engineer

Mechanical Systems Engineer

Operations Research Engineer

Packaging Engineer

Product Development Engineer

Systems Integrator

Employers/Work Settings

Architectural Firms

Construction Industry

Consulting Engineering Firms

Consumer Products Design

Electronics Industry

Equipment Repair Industry

Government Agencies

Manufacturing Industry

Non-Governmental Agencies

Power Industry

Research Firms

Systems Management

Transportation Industry

Utilities Industry

Professional Associations

Job Search Information

Graduate Schools

Applying To Graduate and Professional Schools

Link To UNF Program

The College of Computing, Engineering and Construction at the University of North Florida offers a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering