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Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Program Overview

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineers in lab.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

touches nearly every aspect of our modern lives. Mechanical engineers use principles of motion, energy, force, and materials science to design and build mechanical devices that lift enormous loads or move microscopic components. AEROSPACE ENGINEERS develop new technologies in the defense, aviation, astronautics, and space industries including modern jetliners, satellites, rockets, and space vehicles. Undergraduates at USU can earn a degree in mechanical engineering with an optional emphasis in aerospace engineering.


Students can earn an emphasis in Aerospace Engineering • Over 95% of USU’s Mechanical Engineering students pass the National Fundamentals of Engineering Exam (FE) on the first attempt • USU Mechanical Engineering student design teams have won many national design competitions • Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering offers a concurrent BS/MS degree


Aerospace • Materials • Fluids • Controls • Nuclear Energy • Renewable Energy • Automotive • Manufacturing


Boeing • GE Energy • US Air Force • Aerospace Corporation • Sandia National Laboratories • Garmin • Lockheed Martin • Solar Turbines • Thermo Fisher Scientific • Williams Gas Pipelines • Fiat Chrysler • Kiewit • Ford • General Motors • Kihomac