What You Will Learn

The Mechanical Engineering Technology degree at County College of Morris prepares the student for positions such a mechanical designer, engineering assistant, quality assurance technician, manufacturing engineering assistant and technical salesperson. The Mechanical Engineering Technology program is ideal for students interested in learning the necessary design, production and testing of machines, tools, and manufactured products for a successful career within industry and business.

The curriculum at CCM is designed to meet the needs of those seeking to gain employment as craftsmen, designers and production support specialists. Students will take core technology courses that are sequenced along with applied mathematics and science. Many of the mechanical engineering technology courses contain a laboratory component which utilizes modern test instruments and applied classroom theory for practical applications.

Why Study Mechanical Engineering Technology at CCM?

At County College of Morris, you will have access to equipment used in local industry and faculty with many years of industrial experience. The program applies to those individuals seeking employment after completing their two-year degree or those wishing to transfer into a four-year engineering technology program.

This program is through on-campus learning between lectures and laboratory with high-end computers and equipment.

Career Opportunities

The average starting salary for graduates with an associate degree in mechanical engineering technology is $48,000 – $56,000. Students are equipped for positions in the following:

  • Project Coordinator (General)
  • Test Technician
  • Production Team Leader
  • Mechanical Drafter
  • Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Programmer
  • Production Technician, Manufacturing
  • Engineering Technician
  • Mechanical Design Engineer
  • Quality Assurance (QA) Technician
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer

Advanced Mechanical Analysis Curriculum

Certificate of Achievement within Mechanical Engineering Technology

The Advanced Mechanical Analysis certificate is designed for present or future professionals who seek to improve their technical skills with theory and hand-on experience.

Assembly and Testing Curriculum

Certificate of Achievement within Mechanical Engineering Technology

The Assembly and Testing certificate is designed for present or future professionals who seek to improve their technical knowledge and skills in certain areas. The certificate is balanced with theory and hand-on experience. This certificate provides an introduction to applications used. It is possible to complete the certificate within a year and the courses fully transfer to the A.A.S. degree in Electronics Engineering Technology.

Engineering Technology

Certificate of Achievement within Mechanical Engineering Technology

The Engineering Technology certificate is designed for present or future professionals who seek to improve their technical knowledge and skills in certain areas. The certificate is balanced with theory and hand-on experience. This certificate provides a strong foundation in both electronic and mechanical theories and applications. It is possible to complete the certificate within a year and the courses fully transfer to the Electronics Engineering Technology and Mechanical Engineering Technology degrees.

Mechanical CAD Curriculum

Certificate of Achievement within Mechanical Engineering Technology

The Mechanical CAD certificate is designed for present or future professionals who seek to improve their technical knowledge and skills in certain areas. This certificate provides a strong foundation in Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) and in manufacturing techniques. It is possible to complete the certificate within a year and the courses fully transfer to the CAD Certificate or the A.A.S degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology.

Accreditation

The Mechanical Engineering Technology Program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Scholarship Opportunities

In addition to the general scholarships available at the college, Glenbrook Technologies, NDIA John Amerspek, NDIA Rodney Frelinghuysen, and NDIA Dean Gallo offer scholarships.

Where You Can Go

This program has transfer agreements with the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). Students have transferred into other four-year colleges such as Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) and The College of New Jersey after completing an associate’s degree in mechanical engineering technology at CCM.

Contact Info

Engineering Technology and Engineering Science Department
973-328-5760
AMEC, Room 104

Professor Venancio Fuentes
Chairperson
vfuentes@ccm.edu
973-328-5760