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Mechanical Engineering, B.S.

Gain a foundation in the design and development of mechanical systems, structures, thermo-fluid systems, aerospace systems, advanced transportation, and energy systems.

What You’ll Learn

The ABET-accredited Mechanical Engineering, B.S. program prepares you to work in a variety of fields— energy conversion, product design and development, manufacturing, construction, research, and more—through state-of-art technology and insightful experiences.

Your curriculum incorporates many design projects, ensuring you have work-ready competence upon graduation. You’ll gain additional learning experiences from our Entrepreneurship and Technology Innovation Center, engineering clubs (ASME, SAE, NSBE), and undergraduate research opportunities alongside faculty members as part of our Undergraduate Research & Entrepreneurial Program (UREP).

You can further tailor your degree by pursuing a concentration in aerospace engineering, which focuses on aircraft and space vehicle design.

See the Educational Objectives and Student Outcomes of the Mechanical Engineering, B.S. program for more information.


  • Becton Dickinson (BD)
  • ConEdison
  • Ford Motor Company
  • General Electric
  • H2M Architects + Engineers 
  • Johnson Controls
  • Northrop Grumman 
  • Stryker Corporation
  • Zebra Technologies

Career Options

  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Automotive Engineer
  • Consulting Engineer
  • HVAC Engineer
  • Mechanical Design Engineer
  • Product Development Engineer
Matt Ruggiero (B.S. ’18)


Matt received a prestigious Undergraduate Research and Entrepreneurship Program mini-grant at New York Tech, which allowed him to complete a complex study of the heart’s mitral valve.

Alexandra Kawecki (B.S. ’18)

Syska Hennessy

As a commissioning engineer at Syska Hennesy, Alexandra wears a variety of hats: writing test reports, developing energy-efficient systems, working with engineers and contractors to address issues, and field-testing HVAC and other equipment.

Danielle Bartholomew (B.S. ’18)

U.S. Army

While pursuing her degree, Danielle received a prestigious SMART scholarship from the Department of Defense and is now in an intern rotation with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in New York City.


“From getting to know students from around the world to learning from professors who come from different backgrounds , networking with people outside of your ordinary circle is an important way to learn.”

Melissa Mazo (B.S. '21)

Exceptional experiences.
Outstanding outcomes.

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The Mechanical Engineering, B.S. program on the Long Island campus is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET.

How You’ll Succeed

Upon graduating, you’ll be able to understand the impact of the engineering solutions you create with your skills in mathematics, science, and engineering throughout global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.

For those interested in even greater career preparation, the Accelerated M.S. Options program offers you the opportunity to earn both a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering in just five years.

International F-1 students who successfully complete this degree are eligible for an additional 24-month STEM OPT extension to work in the U.S. in an area directly related to their area of study immediately upon completing the customary 12-month post-completion Optional Practical Training (OPT).



The Mechanical Engineering, B.S. program on the Long Island campus is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET.

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