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MET Program Overview


The Mechanical Engineering Technology curriculum emphasizes both theoretical and practical applications, providing MSU Denver students with a solid foundation in mechanical engineering fundamentals, as well as hands-on laboratory work. This applied engineering emphasis allows students to experience the integration of engineering theory and practice. The MET program offers concentrations in mechanical and manufacturing engineering technology courses that keep students current with industry standards. Mechanical Engineering Technologists are employed in various industries ranging from large aerospace companies to small manufacturing and custom-design businesses applying engineering analysis to solve problems and design to enhance existing conditions. The Mechanical Engineering Technology program at MSU Denver is aimed to educate students in the theoretical and applied skillsets necessary to work in a wide range of technology industry positions.

Under the revised rules and regulations of the Colorado State Board for Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors, MET students at MSU Denver pursuing their Professional Engineering license may take the Fundamentals of Engineering Examination within 30 semester hours of graduation.

This program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, 415 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, and Telephone: (410) 347-7700 ( ABET, Inc. was formally known as Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.



The most current course description is available in the current academic year's Catalog.

Select the course you are interested in knowing more about and click on it. The description will include credit hours and any applicable prerequisites or co-requisites.


The courses you are required to take for degree completion varies by your catalog year. Your catalog year is determined by the semester of acceptance at MSU Denver. For example if you are admitted for fall semester, your catalog year is of that fall semester.  If you do not take classes for three consecutive terms, including summer, you must reapply to the university and your catalog year will defer to the academic year you are readmitted. Degree requirements are available in the University Catalog and the link above has online versions of each academic year's catalog going back to 1999.


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