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Natural Sciences Division
Certificate T0840

The Engineering with Emphasis in Mechanical Engineering program concentrates on the development of mechanical devices and emerging technologies through the study of design principles, contextualized problem-solving, engineering materials, applied mechanics and industry standard tools. This degree program is for job seekers interested in mechanical engineering and mechanical engineering technology; as well as students interested in university programs in mechanical engineering and mechanical engineering technology.

The Engineering with Emphasis in Mechanical Engineering Applications Level 2 certificate incorporates the engineering, science, and communications skills needed by an entry-level mechanical engineering technology employee. Completion of this certificate will prepare graduates for multiple terminal technologist positions, including engineering technician, maintenance technician, facilities manager, manufacturing technician, operations technician, lab technician, technical sales and other endeavors related to mechanical components and systems. Through this program students will develop proficiency with mechanical systems, Microsoft Excel, oral communication, functional analysis, project management, developing presentations, laboratory analysis, computer aided design, geometric dimensioning and tolerances, programming, numerical methods and technical reporting.  Completion of this certificate may facilitate transfer into B.S. programs in Electro-mechanical Systems Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering or other related fields.

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Higher Education, Higher Income:
This award offers multiple levels. Completion of all levels can lead to higher pay.

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    • Architectural and Engineering Managers

      Architectural and Engineering Managers

      SOC Career Code: 11-9041.00

      Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as architecture and engineering or research and development in these fields.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $76.95

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 25 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $196,689.98
      Annual Job Openings
      2,759

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Mechanical Engineers

      Mechanical Engineers

      SOC Career Code: 17-2141.00

      Perform engineering duties in planning and designing tools, engines, machines, and other mechanically functioning equipment. Oversee installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of equipment such as centralized heat, gas, water, and steam systems.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $45.13

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 25 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $121,854.70
      Annual Job Openings
      2,347

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Mechatronics Engineers

      Mechatronics Engineers

      SOC Career Code: 17-2199.05

      Research, design, develop, or test automation, intelligent systems, smart devices, or industrial systems control.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $45.99

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 25 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $127,105.31
      Annual Job Openings
      2,347

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
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