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Mechanical Engineering Technology
A society is only as strong as what it makes.  If you like to make the future by working with your hands, but also want to apply your math and communication skills to a challenging and rewarding career field, Mechanical Engineering Technology may be the choice for you.   
Median Mechanical Engineering Technician salary in Indiana
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Annual Mechanical Engineering Technology Salary Range
$54,453 - $94,085
Wage data taken from U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. May 2020 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates: Indiana. (2021).

The Mechanical Engineering Technology (METC) Program at Ivy Tech Community College is a great opportunity for those who enjoy hands-on experiences.  Curriculum in this program allows students to learn about materials, testing, and design. They will also learn skills such as synthesizing, improving and implementing mechanical designs. Students will gain a necessary understanding in order to support engineering processes such as collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data and troubleshooting mechanical systems.

Our Graduates

Graduates of our Associate of Science (AS) degree can seamlessly transfer to a four-year institution through our "Transfer as a Junior" program, entering at a junior status. To learn more about our Transfer as a Junior programs, and how they can save you money, visit our TSAP page. Please keep in mind, you will also need to be admitted to the four-year institution you intend to transfer to, admission is not guaranteed just by enrolling in a Transfer as a Junior program.

Transfer Partners

Our program prepares students to transfer to a four year engineering technology program at universities such as Purdue or IUPUI. At these universities students will be able to enhance their technology, science, and math skills to work with engineers and other technicians. Areas of work entry include design, manufacturing, transportation, computer and electronics. If you would like to learn more about our transfer partnerships, talk to your transfer advocate!

Degrees & Certificates

Please select from our list of certificates, technical certificates, and degrees below for class and location information. More information is available on each degree and certificate option in the dropdown above.

Academic Catalog: Review the program degree requirements and course descriptions.

Transfer Degrees

Associate of Science TSAP
(60 credit hours = 4 semesters)

NOTE: The number of credits required for a degree or certificate is based on students who are program-ready and does not include College Prep courses. Availability of degrees and certificates varies by campus.

Program Educational Objectives and Student Outcomes

Completion Guides

Completion guides provide the recommended path to graduation, broken out by 8-week term. Courses are also numbered to show an overall number for students taking fewer classes at a time. Please consult with your advisor to determine which classes are the best option for you to take.

Associate of Science In Mechanical Engineering Technology- Transfer as a Junior (TSAP)

Program Locations

The Mechanical Engineering Technology program is offered at the Ivy Tech above.

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The Columbus, Fort Wayne, and Indianapolis programs are accredited by the ETAC (Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission) of ABET (

Choose a location above for more information.