Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

What is it?

Mechanical engineering is a branch of engineering that focuses on design, analysis, manufacturing and maintenance of mechanical systems. Mechanical engineers work on a variety of projects around aviation, energy, robotics, manufacturing, heating/cooling systems and more.

Why pursue it at Mizzou?

Gain a foundation in mathematics and sciences while tailoring your studies to emphasis areas such as materials, manufacturing, thermal-fluid systems, dynamics and control and aerospace engineering. You’ll combine traditional coursework with hands-on experiences through undergraduate research opportunities, competition teams and student organizations.

Potential outcomes


Median starting salary for 2022 Mizzou Engineering mechanical engineering graduates.

Mechanical engineering students go on to work in industries such as:

  • Manufacturing
  • Aviation
  • Energy and Utilities
  • Government
  • Health Care

Our graduates work for companies such as:

  • Black & Veatch
  • General Motors
  • Boeing
  • Burns & McDonnell
  • Textron Aviation
  • SpaceX

Course Catalog
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