dcsimg



Schools in the USA

Engineering Programs In America

Credential
  • Bachelor of Science (BS/ SB)

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BSE)

  • Bachelor of Engineering (BE)

  • Bachelor of General Engineering (BGE)

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME)

  • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering (BSChE)

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE)

  • Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering (BSIE)

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA/ AB)

  • Combined Bachelor of Science/ Bachelor of Arts (BS/BA)

  • Bachelor of Architecture (BArch)

  • Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering (BSSE)

  • Associate of Science (AS)

  • Associate of Arts (AA)


  • Program Length
  • Bachelor's degree: 4 years

  • Associate's degree: 2 years


  • Entry
  • Bachelor's degree - direct entry; entry into 3rd year with associate's degree

  • Associate's degree - direct entry


  • Areas of Study
  • General engineering core, which covers physics, chemistry, math, biology, technology

  • Specializations in engineering include automotive engineering, aeronautics and astronautics, biomedical, biological, chemical, computer, civil, industrial, environmental, electrical, materials, marine and mechanical engineering, mechatronics, nanotechnology, robotics, architecture, engineering systems and nuclear science and engineering.


  • Special Features
  • co-op work experience or industry internship

  • international exchange

  • undergraduate research opportunities

  • specialty clubs and competitions


  • Engineering is a field that can lead you to a huge array of exciting career opportunities. There are lots of ways that engineering applies to our daily lives, and therefore there are many options to consider for your engineering education.

    Students going into engineering at a university or 4-year college can enter the first year of a Bachelor of Science (BS/ SB), Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BSE) or Bachelor of Engineering (BE) directly from high school, or can enter into third year with an associate's degree. These are competitive 4-year degrees with opportunities for internships, co-op experiences, exchange and research projects either in student clubs or in collaboration with faculty.

    University and 4-year college students usually take a set of common core courses in their first year, and then decide on a particular specialization in their sophmore year. Specialization options include automotive engineering, aeronautics and astronautics, biomedical, biological, chemical, computer, civil, industrial, environmental, electrical, materials, marine and mechanical engineering, mechatronics, nanotechnology, robotics, architecture, engineering systems and nuclear science and engineering. Many of these specializations actually have their own degrees, such as Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME), Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering (BSChE), Bachelor of Science in Electircal Engineering (BSEE), Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering (BSIE) and Bachelor of Science in Architecture (BArch). Engineering is a field that affects so many areas of our lives, so don't forget to check if the College or School also offers Bachelor of Arts (BA/ AB) degrees in engineering or has any interdisicplinary or combined programs (which can sometimes extend the program of study to five years). Students wanting to accelerate their studies can take a five-year combined bachelor's/ master's program.

    2-year colleges also offer programs in engineering allowing students to transfer to a four-year school, obtain an associate's degree or complete pre-requisites for another program. Community college Associate of Science (AS) degrees in engineering provide the first two years of certain engineering majors. Some colleges also offer specialized programs designed to prepare students to enter the workforce after their two years of study. It is also possible to take an Associate of Arts (AA) in engineering; however, this degree program does not necessarily satisfy all the pre-requisites for entry into 4-year program. Many 2-year colleges offer related programs in engineering technology, which are covered in another section of Schools in the USA.

    However you choose to study engineering, you will have lots of opportunities to stretch your mind around theory in the classroom as well as around practical problems in a variety of specialized lab and research center settings. Explore engineering and invent a great future!

    Schools

    Matching School Ads
    San Joaquin Valley College

    San Joaquin Valley College - A Private Junior College.

    Programs Offered:
    • Certificate - Electrical Technology
    • Degree - Electrical Technology

     
    The Art Institutes system of schools
    The Art Institutes.
    Programs Offered:
    • Drafting Technology & Design (AS)

     
    Milan Institute
    Prepare for an exciting new career at the Milan Institute.
    Programs Offered:
    • Electrician
    • Oil and Gas Instrumentation Technician

     
    Grand Canyon University
    There's still time to apply to Grand Canyon University and pursue your education. Learn more today!
    Programs Offered:
    • M.B.A. with an Emphasis in Project Management

     
    Institute of Technology

    You can get started on a new career with Institute of Technology.

    For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at www.iot.edu/disclosure

    Programs Offered:
    • Industrial Maintenance and Automated Technology

     
    Northcentral University

    Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.

    Programs Offered:
    • MS Organizational Leadership - Project Management

     
    American University

    American University is a leader in global education, enrolling a diverse student body from throughout the United States and nearly 140 countries. Located in Washington, D.C., the university provides opportunities for academic excellence, public service, and internships in the nation’s capital and around the world.

    Programs Offered:
    • Master of Science in Agile Project Management
    • Graduate Certificate in Agile Project Management
    • Graduate Certificate in Project Monitoring and Evaluation

     
    Saint Marys University of Minnesota

    At Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, we take pride in offering online graduate degrees designed to complement the schedules of working adults like you.

    Programs Offered:
    • Master of Science in Project Management

     
    Matching School Ads
    Agriculture and Bio-resources | Allied Health and Health Sciences | Applied Business Technology | Architecture
    Business Administration | Computer Science | Cosmetology and Esthetics | Culinary, Travel &Hospitality | Dance 
    Engineering Technology & Applied Technology |Engineering | Film | Fine Arts and Design | Humanities and Liberal ArtsJustice and Security
    Music
    | Natural and Applied Sciences | Naturopathic and Holistic MedicineNursingPublic Administration & PolicyReligious and Theological Studies
    Sport Sciences and Physical Education | Teacher Education | Theatre
    Articles | College News | Videos | Feedback | Career Search
    Home | About Us | Contact Us | Faq | Terms of Use | Policy Statement | Site Map | Cities Site Map

    Copyright 2003- 2017 QuinStreet, Inc. All Rights Reserved.