Mechanical Engineering Technology

Associate in Applied Science

If you have an idea, you can design it. The Mechanical Engineering Technology program will teach you to use the latest technologies to apply your knowledge to real-life engineering projects.

700
Scholarships available – and one might have your name on it

This program will prepare students to master new technology and software for the emerging fields of automation, 3D design and printing, robotics, and alternative energies.

A Quality Education

Students develop a strong foundation in computer assisted design (CAD) software, and analytical and rational problem-solving skills.

Get Involved

ICC has many student organizations where students can hone their leadership skills and be recognized for academic achievements.

Career Opportunities

Mechanical Engineer Technologist, Material Engineer, Drafter, Mechanical Drafters, Manufacturing Designer, CAD Designer

COMPLETION TIME

24 Months

if Full Time

4 Semesters68 Total Credit Hours


What if I attend part-time?

Our Student Success Advisors help with an academic plan that works for you.

ESTIMATED COST

$10,880

+ supplies & fees

Based on 2024-25


What financial assistance can I receive?

Find the plan right for you by connecting with our Financial Aid office.

AVERAGE CLASS SIZE

15 Students

average per class

Small class sizes mean more individual attention and a higher rate of success.


View the College Catalog to see a complete list of classes for this program.

Meet Our Students and Alumni

Crafting Careers: Cyle’s Dedication to Apprenticeship Excellence
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Breaking Boundaries: Kianna’s Success in Industrial Maintenance
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Bright Sparks: Nestor Finds Mentorship and Success During His Electrical Apprenticeship
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Trailblazing Trades: Austin’s Success in his Industrial Maintenance Apprenticeship
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Our programs are rooted in the real working world. We design and manufacture it.

Bob Branan, Professor, Mechanical Engineering Technology Program Coordinator
Let’s Get Started ▸

How Do I Get Into the Mechanical Engineering Technology Program?

Put your high school math skills and creativity to good practice in the Mechanical Engineering Technology program. Talk to an Admissions representative and learn how to get started.

  1. Complete our quick admissions application. It’s free and easy!
  2. Apply for financial aid (FAFSA).
  3. Apply for ICC Scholarships. Just 1 application for over 700 scholarships.
  4. Math skills equivalent to two years of high school algebra and one year of high school geometry are required for admission.
  5. Courses in drafting, CAD, art, and computer classes are also beneficial.

What Can I Expect As a Mechanical Engineering Technology Student?

How Am I Going to Manage This?

Admissions

Edwards Library / Administration Building » L220C
East Peoria Campus
Mon-Thur: 8 am – 4:30 pm
Fri: 8 am – 2 pm