Your degree does not strictly determine your career, but it does point you in certain directions.

What job can you get with a mechanical engineering degree?

Most mechanical engineering graduates go on to become mechanical engineers, automotive-engineers, and mechatronics engineers. Mechanical engineering grads also go on to become engineers and power engineers. Here is a list of careers where the skills you learn in a mechanical engineering degree will be useful:

What is the job market for mechanical engineering degrees?

Compared to other degrees in the US, the job market for mechanical engineering graduates is strong overall. That’s great news—there’s high demand for the skills and knowledge you’ll gain in this program.

Employment Status% of Mechanical Engineering Grads
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