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Undergraduate Programs in Mechanical Engineering

Our undergraduate programs combine a broad-based education in the engineering sciences with a strong grounding in quantitative, problem-solving, design, and communications skills. By emphasizing both analytical and creative methods, MechE degree programs give students the broad skill set they need to pursue their goals – whether that’s working as an engineer, founding a company, continuing on to graduate study and research, or going to a professional school to study medicine, business, or law.

Course 2:
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Course 2 is a traditional program which prepares students for a broad range of career choices in the field of mechanical engineering. It develops the relevant engineering fundamentals, provides experience in their application, and introduces the important methods and techniques of engineering practice.

Course 2-A:
Bachelor of Science in Engineering

Course 2-A is a customizable bachelor’s degree which allows students to combine the essential elements of the traditional mechanical engineering program with study in another, complementary field. Starting with a solid mechanical engineering base, students are able to tailor their curriculum to fit their individual focus.

Course 2-OE: Bachelor of Science in Mechanical and Ocean Engineering

Course 2-OE is a structured program for students who wish to combine a firm foundation in mechanical engineering with a specialization in ocean engineering. The program includes engineering aspects of ocean sciences, ocean exploration, and those related to the utilization and protection of the oceans.

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Undergraduate Office Contacts

The mission of the MechE Undergraduate Office is to support the department’s undergraduate programs and serve the academic needs of MechE undergraduate students. Come visit us at our office (1-110) for more information, forms, and advice. The UG office is staffed by:

Mechanical Engineering
Undergraduate Office
Room 1-110 77 Massachusetts Avenue Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
MechE Undergraduate Academic Administrator
Contact: Emma Dunn Email:
Undergraduate Officer
Undergraduate Academic Support Staff
Administrative & Community Coordinator
Course 2-A Coordinator

Interested in Applying?

Please visit the Prospective Students section of our web site for more information about the MechE undergraduate program or learn more about applying to MIT on the Admissions Office web site.