Mechanical Engineering Major

What makes the mechanical engineering program at York College, one of the best mechanical engineering schools in Pennsylvania, unique? A hands-on, project-based design component beginning in the freshman year, a required co-op consisting of three semesters of full-time employment, small class sizes and labs, and a large-scale real-world capstone design project which includes projects such as formula-style race cars, dune buggies and autonomous robots.

Careers in Mechanical Engineering

As an engineering graduate of York College, you will have a variety of career options.

Careers include:

  • Advanced Manufacturing Facilities
  • Automation Controls and Instrumentation Design
  • Equipment Design and Production
  • Energy Production, Utilization and Management
  • Engineering Systems Analysis and Synthesis
  • Materials Characterization and Engineering
  • Product Research and Development
  • Graduate Study in Engineering, Business, Law or Medicine

Professionalism is...

 

"being in the right place, at the right time... and being prepared."

Rebecca Dippel,
Senior

Learn more about all things professional at York College.

 

Co-op Program

Engineering Co-operative work experience is a requirement for all Engineering students. Through this program you will have the opportunity to gain practical hands-on experience with paid professional engineering work in industry. Learn more about our Co-op program.

 

 

ABET Accreditation

The Mechanical Engineering major at York College is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

   

 

Faculty Spotlight

Tristan Ericson, Ph.D. is the newest member of our Mechanical Engineering faculty. 

Learn More about Professor Ericson.