Take your love of machines to the next level
Mechanical Technology plays a critical role in keeping the world's most complex systems running smoothly. Explore concepts in manufacturing, machining, computer-aided design, and materials while earning your degree. A Mechanical Technology degree from OCC prepares graduates for a career as a mechanical, manufacturing, or quality assurance technician.
What You'll Learn
Our Mechanical Technology degree prepares you for a wide array of technical positions in manufacturing. Students learn about computer-aided design, conventional and CNC machining techniques, and advanced manufacturing methods and processes.
The program is accredited by the State University of New York and the Middle States Association of College and Schools.
Where You'll Go
Graduates of the Mechanical Technology program are qualified for immediate placement in mechanical, manufacturing, and quality assurance fields. You can begin your career as an engineering lab technician, computer-aided design operator (CAD), or a sales engineer.
5 years after graduating
|Career||10-year growth potential||Regional Demand|
|Mechanical Engineering Technologist||8%||Average|
Real Data from Central New York
- Data reflect previous twelve-month period in the Syracuse Metropolitan Area and surrounding five-county Central New York region.
- Salary gathered from SUNY Graduate Wages (data source: NYS Unemployment Insurance) unless otherwise indicated.
- Demand is determined by the number of job postings in the region over the past twelve months.
- Occupational growth potential gathered from Burning Glass.