Mechanical Engineering Program Educational Objectives

Within three to five years of graduation, Mechanical Engineering graduates will have:

  • attained successful careers and recognition as young leaders in industry and in the community;
  • applied knowledge and critical thinking to create innovative solutions;
  • established collaborative working relationships wherein they effectively communicate their ideas; and
  • pursued continuous professional development and advanced-study opportunities.


Mechanical Engineering Program Student Outcomes

The UAH Mechanical Engineering program will demonstrate that their graduates have:

  1. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics;     
  2. an ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors;
  3. an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences;  
  4. an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts;
  5. an ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives;
  6. an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions; and
  7. an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

Mechanical Engineering Program Enrollment and Graduation Data

The enrollment and graduation data for the Mechanical Engineering program for the past three academic years are given below.

Academic Year Enrollment1 BSME Degrees Awarded
2023-2024 568  
2022-2023 649 127
2021-2022 661 124

1Fall Undergraduate Headcount

Note:  Fall headcount for Fall 2021 will post on September 7, 2021.