Engineering Degree - Online and Campus Programs

Engineers provide the design ingenuity and technical expertise behind most innovation today. Whether it's cars or computers, machines or medicine, engineers apply the scientific and mathematics insight that make technical devices work.
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Southern Technical College provides education and training in a variety of medical and technical areas that enable graduates to obtain entry-level employment. As a student at Southern Technical College, you will have the opportunity learn in several different ways.

Locations:  Fort Myers, FL Tampa, FL

Programs:
  • Diploma - Electrical Technology

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As the world is adjusting to new realities, we are prepared to help you work towards a successful future in a manner that is safer for you and the community at large. Here's how:

 

  • We offer in-demand, career-focused education delivered through your local campus using live, interactive synchronous online delivery. There's also the flexibility to transition to an in-seat class environment once the current situation is resolved.

Locations:  Virginia Beach, VA Glen Allen, VA

Programs:
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology - Bachelor's
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology - Associate's
  • Electronic Systems Mechatronic
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The path to a brighter future isn’t always clear. We face roadblocks and detours. Sometimes, we make a wrong turn and get lost. No matter where you are in your journey, Baker College can help you move forward to a rewarding career.

At Baker College, we know the importance of a quality education. We are regionally accredited with award-winning faculty. We will be there every step of the way so you can get where you’re going.

 

Locations:  Jackson, MI Flint, MI Cadillac, MI

Programs:
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
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Profile of an Engineer

Engineers participate in all stages of technical development, from design to production to quality control and maintenance. Most engineers specialize in a particular area of design, such as:
  • Industrial engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Environmental engineering
  • Systems engineering
  • Materials engineering
  • Civil engineering
  • Aeronautical engineering
  • Biomechanical engineering
  • Electrical engineering
An engineer works with product managers, R scientists, and manufacturing specialists to develop and maintain machines, structures, or systems for use in many commercial applications. From robotics to nuclear energy, chemical processing to aerospace transport, the uses of engineering knowledge are limitless.

How to Prepare for a Career in Engineering

Prepare for an engineering career by seeking formal training in the field. You can take engineering classes or pursue an engineering degree to start your career; options include: associate's degree, bachelor of science, master of science; and engineering classes and continuing education certificates. The four-year bachelor's degree is the standard entry-level qualification for an engineering career. For a phased approach, start with a two-year associate's degree and pursue the bachelor's while you work as an engineering technician. For advancement and supervisory roles, continue on to the master's degree in engineering.

Engineering Career Outlook

Engineers face a stable career outlook, according to the U.S. Department of Labor's latest report. Employment will grow an estimated 11 percent from 2008 to 2018, which is about average for all occupations. Engineering specialties with the best growth outlook include environmental and biomedical engineering. Salaries also vary among specialties, ranging from $72,850 for agricultural engineers to $119,140 for petroleum engineers. Engineering programs train you to apply science and mathematics to solve practical problems. This versatile training is the key to launching a career in technical R either as a design innovator or business leader.