Earning a degree in mechanical engineering will allow you to design, develop, build and test everything from small individual parts and devices, like microscale sensors and inkjet printer nozzles, to large systems like spacecraft and machine tools, and everything in between, like biomedical devices and more.

As a UW-Platteville mechanical engineering graduate, your versatility, structured problem-solving skills, imagination, and persistence make you extremely employable and in demand in fields like aerospace, automation, automotive, construction, biomedical, health care industries and more. In addition, you’ll work in state-of-the-art research lab facilities featuring digital data acquisition and processing.

Our mechanical engineering program, accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, places an emphasis on the practical aspects of theory while demonstrating a commitment to teamwork and communication skills. The modern labs feature digital data acquisition and processing, providing you with valuable hands-on experience, and an excellent student-to-faculty ratio assures you of dedicated interaction.