Bachelor Of Science In Mechanical Engineering Residential Degree
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Years (Avg.)
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Transfer Credits
Up to 75% of the Degree Total can be Transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
Aug 23, 2021

Learn to Increase Production Efficiency with a Mechanical Engineering Degree

Do you find yourself designing machines or drawing designs of intricate machines and robots for fun? Mechanical engineering gives you a chance to design, develop, build, and test mechanical devices. You will have the ability to work with tools, engines, and machines throughout the entire program. Our Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering will train you to elevate your skill in machine design and become a mechanical engineering professional prepared to fill the needs of both private industry and government.

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Why Choose Liberty’s Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering?

Our mechanical engineering bachelor’s degree provides the industry-specific training you need to be successful in any career you choose. Our state-of-the-art facilities provide you with an opportunity to work with some of the latest tools and equipment available. Learn by studying in the classroom and then turn that knowledge into wisdom as you solidify the lessons imparted.

Accredited EAC Web ABET

In addition to the hands-on training in the classroom you’ll receive, we have a number of companies that provide the opportunity to work in an internship and gain real-world skills alongside professionals who are already in the field. This is a chance to make practical use of your skills and put your knowledge to the test in real problem-solving situations. Boeing, Georgia Pacific, NASA, Disney, and the National Ground Intelligence Center for the U.S. Army are just a few of the companies that have taken our students as interns. We have an open call to organizations that are in need of engineering services. You will have the opportunity to serve God as well as receive experience putting your engineering talents to work.

Accreditation provides value to your degree. Companies and organizations looking at your resume will know that your degree has met certain engineering industry standards. Our mechanical engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET*.

*ABET accredits postsecondary degree-granting programs housed within regionally accredited institutions. They accredit programs only, not degrees, departments, colleges, or institutions.

What Will You Learn in Our Mechanical Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Program?

Liberty University saw a need for a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and created a program that equips students with the professional and technical skills they need to be an asset in the field of mechanical engineering. Throughout this degree, you will learn the basic skills of engineering including risk analysis as well as how to calculate certainty and uncertainty into a production plan.

As a mechanical engineer, you will be working with a number of different materials in the manufacturing process. We will teach you about the various properties, strengths and weaknesses and even smart properties of these materials. One of the courses you take will teach you how to develop and program computer-controlled machines to carry out certain tasks. You will learn about how to use sensors and motion transmission controllers to get machines to function the way you want.

Download and review our Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Degree Completion Plan.

Featured Courses

ENGI 220 – Engineering  Economy

ENGM 310 – Materials Engineering

ENGR 313 – Mechatronics

ENGR 381 – Engineering Design Introduction

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Highlights of Our Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering Degree Program

  • Our computer, electrical, industrial & systems, and mechanical engineering programs are accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). This means you can be sure your degree will be well respected in the engineering field.
  • Over the past 8 years, Liberty University students have passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam at an average rate of 89%! In 2020, the national average across mechanical, electrical and computer, and industrial and systems engineering was under 75%.* With pass rates well above national averages, Liberty students are prepared to impact the world for Christ.
  • Many classes are associated with a lab. This gives you an opportunity for practical application and better assimilation of the lessons.

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Mechanical Engineering

Our Mechanical Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Information

  • Residential 
  • 135 total credit hours
  • You may Transfer in up to 75% of your total degree
  • This bachelor’s degree program falls under our School of Engineering
  • View our Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Degree Completion Plan
  • Find more information about our bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering program in our course catalog

Career Opportunities for Our Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering Graduates

  • Quality Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Reliability Engineer

Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Degrees

Every application is reviewed by the admission committee on a case-by-case basis, meaning there are no set minimums for acceptance. However, all applicants must submit the following documents* for admission:

  • Admission application
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official college transcripts (if applicable)
  • SAT, ACT, or CLT scores (Liberty University is offering test-optional admission for Spring, Summer, and Fall 2021 applicants)
  • Admission essay

*Note that additional documentation may be requested by the admission committee after your application has been received.