Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering Classroom

Mechanical engineering is a broad discipline that encompasses a variety of job duties, including the design, development and maintenance of electrical equipment from generators to engines to robots used in manufacturing.

Our Program

The Rockhurst and UMKC partnership program produces mechanical engineers tuned to the technical, business and strategic needs of industry and technology. 

Some of the classes you will be taking include Engineering Graphics, Thermal System Design, Computer Aided Engineering, Energy Systems Design, and Mechanical Design Synthesis. View our mechanical engineering (PDF) curriculum plan.

Career Prospects*

Mechanical engineering needs are expected to see growth in the next decade. In 2011, mechanical engineers earned an average yearly wage of $83,550.

 *According to the United States Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics