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B.S. in Mechanical Engineering (BSME)

Residential Mechanical Engineering (BSME)

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Acquire the skills you’ll need to enter the exciting field of Mechanical Engineering with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) from Liberty University. Here, you’ll gain a broad foundation in the areas of solid mechanics, thermal-fluids, mechatronics, and materials engineering.

Get theoretical knowledge along with the practical experience that will prepare you for the industry or graduate school. The incorporation of computational modeling and simulation in our curriculum increases your opportunities to find jobs in high-tech companies. Study under experienced professors who are grounded in their Christian faith. Our faculty share your passion for exploring the complexities of God’s creation in order to support initiatives that will improve quality of life.

Mechanical engineers learn about the motion of matter, forces, and energy in order to design and manufacture mechanical devices and systems. From basic machines like the lever and on to rockets and flying cars, mechanical engineers develop solutions to advance technology.

Specialized equipment and facilities at Liberty University include:


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The Mechanical Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,  ABET accredits postsecondary degree-granting programs housed within regionally accredited institutions. Liberty University is regionally accredited by SACSCOC.


Academics: B.S. in Mechanical Engineering

Credit Hours

136 credit hours

Program of Study (DCP)

Mechanical Engineering (B.S.) DCP

Admission Requirements

View Liberty’s undergraduate admissions requirements

Featured Courses

  • Mechatronics (ENGR 313)
  • Computer-Aided Engineering (ENGM 350)
  • Design of Machine Components (ENGM 415)
  • Thermodynamics (PHYS 320)

Career Opportunities in Mechanical Engineering

  • Robotics/controls engineer
  • Automotive engineer
  • Aircraft designer
  • Manufacturing engineer
  • Biomedical engineer
  • Field engineer in the oil industry
  • Structural analysis engineer
  • Energy conservation engineer

Where Students Have Interned

  • Lockheed Martin
  • BW Integrated Systems
  • Sikorsky
  • Framatome
  • WSP USA
  • Mac Trucks

Where Alumni Have Worked

  • Lockheed Martin
  • BW Integrated Systems
  • Purdue University graduate program
  • Virginia Commonwealth University graduate program
  •  Harris Corporation