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Mechanical Engineering

Program Description 

Drexel Mechanical Engineers cultivate essential problem-solving skills and become proficient in the art and science of the design and synthesis of mechanical components and systems. The Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics (MEM) provides an innovative and flexible curriculum, offering undergraduate students the unique opportunity to specialize in the areas of manufacturing, aerospace, robotics, automotives, high-performance materials, alternative energy and green technology, with interdisciplinary applications such as working in nanotechnology or creating artificial organs that are in demand in both academia and industry. Our graduates move onto to promising engineering careers and many move on to become CEOs, professors, doctors, lawyers and more.

For more information on Drexel’s Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics programs, please visit the undergraduate section of the Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics website.

Degree Options

Undergraduate Degree Option

Graduate Degree Option

Accelerated Degree Options

  • BS/MS
  • BS/MBA
  • BS/MD
  • BS/JD
  • BS/PhD

Students minoring in Materials Engineering receive a thorough grounding in the basic sciences and engineering of all materials. Students take course sequences that include materials processing, thermodynamics and kinetics of materials, and their physical and mechanical behavior, plus laboratories designed to familiarize them with the instruments and advanced techniques used to characterize materials and evaluate their performance.

For more information, visit the Drexel University Course Catalog.