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B.S. in Mechanical Engineering Technology

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The Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering has partnered with Rowan College of South Jersey to establish South Jersey’s first four-year Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET) program. The Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET) is a four-year career-oriented hands-on degree program.

Owing to the broad nature of the MET program, graduates will have a variety of careers open to them. These include work in designing and developing products, machines, and processes, as well as manufacturing, operations, or technical sales. Industries that hire mechanical engineering technologists include transportation, power, climate control, machine design, manufacturing, materials, and automation. The MET program is offered jointly by Rowan College of South Jersey (RCSJ) and Rowan University as a 2+2 program, with the first two years of coursework delivered by RCSJ faculty and the final two years delivered by the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Rowan University.

The new MET program has many innovative features that make it unique, including Engineering Technology Clinics. The 8-semester Engineering Technology Clinics are modeled after Rowan’s hallmark Engineering Clinics, which provide students with a truly hands-on, interdisciplinary design and development experience on real-world problems. The curriculum also includes several strategically selected and designed courses, as the BS MET Curriculum details. The MET program provides the cost-effectiveness of completing the first two years at RCSJ and gives them access to all resources Rowan University has to offer once the students reach their junior year. The MET program will provide access to modern laboratory facilities to ensure students are familiar with the current state-of-the-art equipment and instrumentation.

For more in-depth information, please visit the Mechanical Engineering Technology page on the Engineering website.

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The B.S. in Mechanical Engineering Technology is a full-time program offered at our Rowan College at South Jersey campus and our Glassboro, NJ campus. Enrolling into this program would require completing coursework at both our Rowan College at South Jersey and Glassboro campuses. It requires the completion of 120 semester hours.

  • 120 Semester Hours
  • Foundation Courses: No
  • Graduation / Exit / Thesis Requirements: No
Course Number Title S.H. (Credits)
Required Courses: 98 S.H.
MATH 01122 Pre Calculus 4
MATH 01130 Calculus I 4
MATH 01131 Calculus II 4
PHSY 00210 Physics I w/o Calculus 4
PHYS 00211 Physics II w/o Calculus 4
CHEM 06100 Chemistry I 4
COMP 01111 College Composition I 3
COMP 01112 College Composition II 3
CMS 04205 Public Speaking 3
ENGR 01101 First Year Eng. Clinic I 2
ENGR 01102 First Year Eng. Clinic II 2
MET 07102 Engineering Graphics for MET 3
EET 03121 Electrical Circuits I 3
EGR 02251 Sophomore Tech Clinic I 1
EGR 02252 Sophomore Tech Clinic II 1
MET 07271 Statics for MET 3
MET 07251 CNC Programming 4
MET 07291 Dynamics for MET 3
MET 07255 Matlab Programming for MET 3
EET 03370 Control Systems and PLCs 3
EGR 02351 Junior Technology Clinic I 2
EGR 02352 Junior Technology Clinic II 2
ME 10101 Intro Mechanical Design 3
ME 10210 Manufacturing & Measurement Techniques 2
MET 07311 Applied Fluid Mechanics 3
MET 07201 Applied Thermal Energy I 3
MET 07301 Applied Thermal Energy II 3
ENGR 01273 Strength of Materials 3
ENGR 01283 Material Science & Manufacturing 3
ME 10301 Machine Design 4
ME 10440 Advanced Manufacturing 3
ME 10342 Quality & Reliability 3
EGR 02451 Senior Technology Clinic I 2
EGR 02452 Senior Technology Clinic II 2
MET 07312 Applied Heat Transfer 3
Elective Courses: 18 S.H.
MET/ME Technical Elective 6
  Artistic Literacy Course 3
  Global Literacy Course 3
  Humanistic Literacy Course 3
  Business/Economics Course 3

Note: The courses listed above are not official and are subject to change. For an official list of available courses please visit the Rowan Global section tally.

Admission Requirements
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The following is a list of items required to begin the application process for the program. There may be additional actions or materials required for admission to the program. Upon receipt of the materials below, a representative from the Rowan Global Admissions Processing Office will contact you with confirmation, or will indicate any missing items.


  • Completed Application Form
  • Associate’s degree in Applied Science
  • Minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.5 in Associates of Applied Science
  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended (regardless of the number of credits earned)
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