Mechanical Engineering Program

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Mechanical Engineering Program

Envision and formulate solutions.

At The University of Texas Permian Basin, our mechanical engineers get to design, model, analyze, and create new systems and technologies. Graduate from UTPB to launch a successful career in many varied industries. Build your future.

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Why Mechanical Engineering at UTPB?

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Mechanical engineers are needed in every industry

Why should I study Mechanical engineering? 

As a mechanical engineer, you have a creative mindset to solve real-world problems. Sound like you? Mechanical Engineering students at UT Permian Basin will learn to design a machine, a system, or a process. Students will then analyze their designs using the principles of physics to ensure the product functions safely, efficiently, and reliably. 

This profession requires creativity and ingenuity to solve the practical problems in the design, leading to high job satisfaction and a sense of accomplishment.

What are my job prospects?

Mechanical engineering is one of the broadest engineering sciences, which means you have a wide array of industries to choose from.  

Experience a successful career practicing mechanical engineering in an extensive list of areas including:

  • Robotics
  • Aerospace
  • Energy Generation
  • Biomedical Devices
  • Heating, Ventilation, and Refrigerator Systems
  • Material Design

What industry-specific skills will I learn?

Learn how to apply the principles of natural science for the analysis, modeling, design, and synthesis of physical systems to address the challenges faced by humankind. 

A degree in mechanical engineering from UT Permian Basin is the perfect academic blend of technology, design, mechanics, and sustainability. Gain teamwork, leadership, and effective communication skills alongside opportunities for undergraduate and graduate research in state-of-the-art laboratories.

How a Degree in Mechanical Engineering Helped Ellenie Richardson Succeed 

“My favorite thing about UTPB is the small class sizes and hands-on learning that is offered here. With many challenging subjects, the smaller class sizes allow more flexibility and opportunity to ask questions and gain a better understanding of different topics.”

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