Mechanical Engineering Bachelor's Degree | Geneva College

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Mechanical Engineering

Design, manufacture, and operate mechanical systems for the good of your community

Geneva College’s Bachelor of Science (BS) in Mechanical Engineering degree program develops highly qualified engineers who can use mathematics, physics, and material science to design products, devices, and processes. Through our rigorous curriculum and hands-on projects, you become a mechanical engineer that leads in your community with excellence. By understanding the mathematical and physical principles of machines and mechanical systems and how their work relates to a Christian worldview, Geneva mechanical engineers serve God and others.

Rooted in the Christian faith, Geneva's mechanical engineering program prepares you to make a meaningful impact in your career, community and life.

Top-Notch Engineering Education

1 of 15 CCCU schools with an ABET-accredited engineering program

Strong Alumni Network

Network with mechanical engineering alumni who work at Westinghouse, Swagelok, Aerotech, and Leidos

Project-Based Learning

Hone your mechanical engineering skills by working hands-on with local companies by developing innovative solutions to real-world problems

Biblical Foundation

Connect your calling as a mechanical engineer to the Biblical commandment to steward creation

Key Courses

Reacting Systems

Learn about reactors and the energy transformation processes at work within them

Solid Mechanics

Study the way solid materials change and how to manipulate them

Design of Thermal Systems

Apply equilibrium and rate process to thermodynamics to systems like power plants, solar energy, and geothermal systems

Mechanical Component Design

Examine the way materials experience wear and tear over time and how to optimize designs

Experienced & Accomplished Faculty

Career Outcomes

Behind each successful industry — whether automotive, biomedical, construction, defense, or pharmaceutical — are driven mechanical engineers. These individuals research, design, build, and test tools, machines, or engines to ensure they work properly and safely. Through the Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering degree program, students gain hands-on experience in the field of engineering. Geneva’s engineering curriculum is further enhanced by Christian values and ethics to ensure that graduates leave a lasting impact in their communities and careers.


Data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that the median annual wage for mechanical engineers is $95,300

100 Years

Of engineering at Geneva College

“Geneva’s engineering curriculum and classes gave me a curiosity about how things work, why things are built the way they are, and what happens when they are built differently.” Sam Spear ’91, PE, Senior Engineering Manager

Be prepared for careers such as...

  • 3D Designer
  • Test Engineer
  • Design Analyst
  • CAD Technician
  • Automotive Engineer
  • Maintenance Engineer
  • Product Quality Engineer
  • Product Sourcing Engineer
  • Mechanical Design Engineer

Further your impact...

  • Research and develop solutions on the atomic level
  • Design and test commercial products like appliances and vehicles
  • Work alongside the U.S. military in creating engines, machines, and tools

Employers of our mechanical engineering graduates say that Geneva students demonstrate subject matter excellence and professional preparation, dependability and strong work ethic, and an exceptional ability to engage others constructively in workplace contexts.

Geneva Engineering graduates are employed at many of the world's top companies

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