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Mechanical Engineering, B.S. – Aerospace

Our ABET-accredited Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering program grounds you in the design and development of mechanical systems, structures, thermo-fluid systems, aerospace systems, advanced transportation, and energy systems. Our hands-on training will prepare you to work in a variety of fields, including energy conversion, product design and development, manufacturing, construction, and research.

The concentration in aerospace engineering focuses on aircraft and space vehicle design. These courses emphasize material capabilities, production, and propulsion and are engineered to help you meet the changing priorities of the aerospace industry.

The College of Engineering and Computing Sciences also offers a B.S. with Accelerated M.S. Options, which allows undergraduates with consistent records of academic excellence to earn their bachelor’s and master’s degrees in just five years.

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

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Engineering Facilities

Test classroom theory in the school's labs. From vacuum ovens to wind tunnels, you'll access the same equipment used by industry professionals.

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NYIT's ranking for return on investment, according to Payscale.com

What We Do

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Career Options

An NYIT degree is your passport to an exciting future in an in-demand field. Possible career opportunities for graduates with this degree include:

  • Aerospace engineer
  • Automotive engineer
  • Defense engineer
  • Electronics engineer
  • Undersea transportation engineer
  • Pollution and wind power engineer
  • Utilities engineer

Tuition, Scholarships, & Financial Aid

We believe it's important to offer access to opportunity to all qualified students. NYIT has one of the lowest private tuitions in New York State and provides more than $40 million in institutional financial aid each year.

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