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Mechanical Engineering

administrative contact

Dave Solley
phone: 304-293-3162

program contact

Jacky Prucz
Chair, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
phone: 304-293-3131

Program Details

Program Description

Mechanical engineers are problem solvers who are scientifically informed and mathematically minded. The mechanical engineering curriculum prepares students to deal effectively with a broad range of engineering problems rather than with narrow specialties.

Career Profile

Graduates find employment in a wide range of industries, government agencies, and educational institutions where they are concerned with many functions.

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Please see Office of Admissions - English Language Proficiency for more information.

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WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The mechanical engineering baccalaureate degree program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,