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Mechanical Engineering Technology

Transfer - Associate in Science

Program Overview

Want to be a mechanical engineer? Here's a great first step. Get the fundamentals of drafting, CAD, manufacturing and design and be ready to transfer to complete your bachelor's degree.

Earning Potential

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Perform engineering duties in the planning and designing of tools, engines, machines and other mechanically functioning equipment. Oversee the installation, operation, maintenance and repair of equipment such as centralized heat, gas, water and steam systems.

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are currently employed within Bay, Midland, Saginaw and Tuscola counties.

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Teach courses pertaining to the application of the physical laws and principles of engineering for the development of machines, materials, instruments, processes and services. This career field includes teachers of subjects such as chemical, civil, electrical, industrial, mechanical, mineral and petroleum engineering, as well as teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

median annual salary
annual job openings

are currently employed within Bay, Midland, Saginaw and Tuscola counties.

This number is expected to over the next four years.

of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

Visit Career Coach for more details.

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Apply theory and principles of mechanical engineering to modify, develop, test or calibrate machinery and equipment under the direction of an engineering staff or physical scientists.

median annual salary
annual job openings

are currently employed within Bay, Midland, Saginaw and Tuscola counties.

This number is expected to over the next four years.

of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

Visit Career Coach for more details.

Map of Michigan with Delta College's region highlighted.

About Delta's Program

Delta's program provides a sufficient broad base in the fundamentals of mechanical technology, drafting, CAD, manufacturing and design.

  • State-of-the-art training equipment
  • Small class sizes
  • Co-op opportunities
  • Transfer options

One of the very best things about Delta College is your ability to start here and go anywhere. And, in the process, save thousands (and thousands) of dollars. It's a smart choice to get your associate's and then transfer on! You can begin exploring how classes will transfer with the Michigan Transfer Network  or you might want to check out the Mechanical Engineering Technology transfer agreement Delta has in place with Michigan Technological University. 

Interested? Make an appointment with academic advising to discuss your dreams. Courses transfer differently based on the university you plan to attend. An advisor can help you determine the exact courses you need to get the education you’re looking for.

Why you should choose Delta

Convenience

Life is busy. But that shouldn't get in the way of your education. Delta offers classes at night, on weekends and online to make taking classes and getting that degree easier. Plus, Delta has learning centers so you can take classes even closer to home.  

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Co-op opportunities

You can get hands-on experience in your field while you're working toward that degree. I know. It's awesome! Plus, you'll even get paid. That's co-op! Check it out.

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Free tutoring

At the Teaching Learning Center, located in the Library, we offer tutoring on a wide variety of subjects, and help with developing study and learning skills. Most tutoring is on a walk-in basis but we do have some online tutoring options.

Best of all, it's free for currently enrolled Delta students. Just another way we demonstrate our commitment to helping students succeed.

LEARN MORE ABOUT TUTORING

Honors Program

The specially-designed courses emphasize creative and critical thinking, providing a unique learning experience. You have more exploration of the subject area with increased faculty and student interaction. Make the most of your Delta experience. Join Honors!

LEARN MORE ABOUT HONORS

Transfer seamlessly

So you are thinking about transferring? Representatives from several area universities maintain regular office hours right in our academic advising office, and others drop in frequently. Get the answers you need by making an appointment or stopping by to talk directly with your future university.

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Facts & Figures

Michigan

With the Michigan Transfer Agreement, 30 credits are guaranteed to transfer to any public institution in Michigan.

Graduation cap

More than 30 percent of our students plan to transfer on to earn their bachelor's.