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“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
“A bachelor’s degree program (in mechanical engineering) typically takes four years to complete, and sometimes it can take a bit longer. Through the mechanical engineering curriculum, you’ll learn the essential elements necessary to getting your license. Yes, you’ll need a license. From the designing through the manufacturing, you’ll have a full range of knowledge how it all works. You’ll design, test, and even manufacture, as well as learn the tools of your trade. Examples of classes you’ll take are Intro to Engineering, Product Realization, Metals Selection, and Heat Transfer.”