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The Montana Tech Department of Mechanical Engineering is home to rigorous coursework and hands-on labs that prepare you for in-demand, high-paying careers in aerospace, manufacturing, semiconductor, HVAC, petroleum, and mining fields. Our department offers a bachelor's degree, and two master's options. Research is a focus of the department with opportunities to explore nanotechnology, 3-D printing, and advanced manufacturing. 

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Mechanical Engineering, B.S.

Develop the fundamental concepts to better the human condition and solve problems across society through the ABET-accredited mechanical engineering bachelor’s degree.

General Engineering, M.S.

This General Engineering, M.S. allows a focus on Mechanical Engineering or Civil Engineering. Concentration focuses on mechanical power and machines, energy studies, and concurrent engineering.

Masters of Engineering

The Masters of Engineering (M.Eng.) degree is a 31-credit coursework-only master’s degree for those with a B.S. degrees in engineering, including practicing professionals and recent graduates. The student can choose an option in Mechanical Engineering.

Welding Engineering Focus

See how you can focus study on welding engineering. Welding engineers generally cover the areas of welding processes, metallurgy, design, and nondestructive evaluation.

Nanotechnology Focus

The study and development of materials and devices with dimensions smaller than 100x10-9 meters (100 billionths of a meter or 100 nanometers) is the playground for engineers and scientists with a nanotechnology focus.

Control Systems Focus

Common employers of mechanical engineers with a control systems focus include small to large companies in areas ranging from the power industry to aerospace.


Established in 1989, the Center for Advanced Materials Processing (CAMP) is a Montana University System designated Center of Excellence in Research and Education, located on the campus of Montana Technological University.

Nanotech Research

See the latest news and inforamtion from the Montana Tech Nanotechnology Laboratory.

Montana Tech Advanced Manufacturing Research Group

Learn more about the research Montana Tech is conducting along with the Army Research Laboratory in the area of Advanced Manufacuring.

Montana Tech Carbon High-Temperature Advanced Research Laboratory

Learn more about research conducted in conjunction with the Army Research Laboratory in the areas of Expeditionary Hazard Removal and REE Extraction.

Learn more about Mechanical Engineering at Montana Tech

Meet our faculty and explore research interests and areas of expertise.


American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Student Chapter is here for you to network.


The Mechanical Engineering, B.S. degree is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET.

Career Outcomes

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