MET - Manufacturing Systems & Mechanical System Design (BSET)

Program at a Glance

Degree: Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology
Frank Batten College of Engineering & Technology: Department of Engineering Technology
Cost: $316-345 per credit hour *
Required: 61 credit hours from ODU (at least 128 total)
Learning Environment: Online synchronousAccess course material online from any location and participate in regularly scheduled online class meetings.

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Manufacturing Systems and Mechanical System DesignOur Mechanical Engineering Technology program has two areas of concentration:

  • Manufacturing Systems, which includes robotics and computer integrated manufacturing , and
  • Mechanical System Design, which provides skills in designing, building and installing mechanical systems of all types from thermal and a/c systems to production equipment and power systems.

In this program, you must select a minor from the College of Engineering and Technology or the College of Sciences.

Why ODU for Mechanical Engineering Technology?

ODU's Mechanical Engineering Technology program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ETAC of ABET).


Talk with an advisor to determine how your credits will transfer. The curriculum sheets below can serve as a guide for planning your course of study. 

Map out your education with this program's Long Range Schedule (PDF).

This program requires a minor from the College of Engineering and Technology or the College of Sciences.

Learning Environment

Courses in this program may be offered in these technologies:

Online synchronous: Access course material online from any location and participate in live, regularly scheduled online class meetings.

Calculating Cost

Undergraduate Distance Learning Tuition Classification Cost per credit hour
Virginia residents (with Virginia domicile) $316
Students living outside of Virginia $345
* In Virginia but without Virginia domicile $874

Rates are effective Fall 2015 and subject to change. Please visit ODU's main Admission & Financial Aid web site for complete tuition details.

For questions about domicile or “in-state” status as it applies to tuition rates, please click here.


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Mechanical Engineering Technology Careers

Either option trains graduates to work as:

  • Maintenance managers
  • Facilities operation coordinators
  • Quality control workers
  • System designers
  • Technicians

The Manufacturing Systems option also relates to:

  • Manufacturing engineering
  • Production management
  • Test engineering

The Mechanical System Design option also relates to:

  • Engineering
  • Fabrication
  • Technical support
  • CAD analyst
  • HVAC systems engineer
  • Technical analyst

Admissions Requirements

This is a degree completion program.

Explore Monarch TRANSFERmation to see how courses you've completed may transfer to ODU. To have an advisor review your transcripts, contact your nearest ODU extended classroom site or call 1.800.968.2638.

To declare a major in Mechanical Engineering Technology, you must be accepted into ODU as a degree-seeking student and have ENGL 110C credit.