Find accredited trade schools near you and online technical colleges with mechanical engineering degree programs. Use the search application to choose your school, they’ll call you and answer your questions.
“To have a career as a mechanical engineer, you must have, at the very least, a bachelor’s degree. So, you’ll need first to graduate high school or get your GED. In high school, your focus should be on math and science, as well as humanities and computers. Take a heavy math load including geometry, trigonometry, algebra, calculus, physics, chemistry, and biology.”
Colleges with Engineering Programs
All listed colleges are accredited and offer financial aid assistance to those who qualify.
- Southern Technical Institute
- New England Institute of Technology
- Rockford Career College
- Iowa Central Community College
- Sullivan Tech
“For most entry level positions, a bachelor’s degree in engineering from a program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) is required.
Bachelor degree coursework can include:
- intermediate and advanced mathematics
- life and physical sciences
- computer lab
- computer-aided design (CAD) software
Online, accelerated and hybrid (classroom and online mix) mechanical engineering class options are available at some schools.