Wayne State University

Aim Higher

Mechanical Engineering

Bachelor of Science

Undergrad Admissions
Top Paying Major


Students in undergraduate study in ME have abundant career opportunities, even if they choose not to pursue advanced degrees. With our emphasis on human-centered design as well as the multi-disciplinary nature of the curriculum and the University-wide initiative on sustainability, Our ME program is producing graduates whose value is enhanced for the coming needs of the industry.

High Placement Rate

A recent survey indicates that high percentage of the undergraduate students that responded to the survey were able to secure a full time job within one year of graduating.

Alumni who recently received their BS degrees report that they are working in Research & Development in industry, as Consultants, Hardware Engineers, Research Assistants for the government, Mechanical Engineers, and Manufacturing Engineers. Some companies mentioned include General Motors, Ford, Boeing, GE, and Motorola. Many also have decided to further their education with graduate studies.

Careers for students pursuing Master's Degrees

Students in the Mechanical Engineering masters programs generally wish to enter industry as practicing professionals, or pursue doctoral studies. A recent survey indicates that newly graduated alumni with MS degrees are working as

  • Product Design Engineers,
  • Mechanical Engineers,
  • Analysts, Consultants,
  • Controls and Systems Engineers,
  • R & D, and Robotics Engineer

Apply today!

    “I chose Wayne State for its history of educating students to a level higher than most universities offer. My family and friends have attended the program as well, and they inspired me to follow.”— Adam Niner,  mechanical engineering