With the University of North Dakotas ABET-accredited distance engineering degree program, you can earn your Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering while you continue to live and work in your local community. Through online learning, employees from the following companies have earned their bachelors degrees while continuing to work:
UNDs distance engineering degree program prepares you for the responsible practice of professional engineering and provides you with the necessary skills to advance your mechanical engineering career. You will receive a well-rounded education that emphasizes creativity, critical thinking, and communication skills.
As a graduate of the online program, you will:
Mechanical engineering is one of the most versatile of all the engineering disciplines. As a mechanical engineer, you may work in power, aircraft, automotive, or defense industries throughout the world.
Detailed Course Facts
Application deadline February 1 (Summer); February 1 (Fall); September 1 (Spring); International students: May 1 (Fall ); September 1 (Spring); February 1 (Summer) Tuition fee
Start date January,May,August 2015 Credits 129 Credits
Duration full-time 72 months Languages Take an IELTS test
Delivery mode Online Educational variant Part-time Intensity Flexible Part-time variant Flexible Structure Fully structured Student interaction Online group works/assignments Attendance No Attendance Teacher support Continuous support with feedback on request
129 credits are required for graduation, with a minimum of the following:
All engineering students must complete foundation courses in Chemistry, English, Math, and Physics with a grade of C or better prior to enrollment in upper division (300 or above) engineering courses.
Your advisor will assist you with a plan of study that meets UND's degree requirements.
Each university in the Unites States of America sets its own admission standards so there isn't the same criteria for all the students and the university can decide which applicants meet those standards. The fee for each application is between $35 to $100.
After the selections of the universities you want to attend, the best of all would be to contact each university for an application form and more admission information for the international students. Moreover, for a graduate or postgraduate program it's necessary to verify the admission requirements. Some programs require that you send your application directly to their department.
Admissions decisions are based on students's academic record and different test scores, such as TOEFL, the SAT or ACT (for undergraduate programs) and GRE or GMAT (for graduate programs). Admission decision is based on your academic results and motivation.
English Language Requirements
IELTS band : 6.5 TOEFL paper-based test score : 550 TOEFL iBT® test : 76
To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to
take an IELTS test. More About IELTS
Regardless of where you live or your current profession, you may earn your engineering degree from the University of North Dakota. The part-time, online engineering program is designed for working adults who are unable to attend traditional, on-campus classes.
Becoming a Mechanical Engineer
If you are wondering if a career in mechanical engineering is right for you, you should compare your interests, talents, and skills to the types of job tasks you will perform.
Mechanical engineers work in a broad range of industries, including:
Some mechanical engineers also design tools that other engineers need for their work. Others work in manufacturing or agriculture production, maintenance, or technical sales. Many mechanical engineers become administrators or managers.
You may find the information provided by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) helpful as you consider a career in mechanical engineering.
No work experience is required.
"The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."
Scholarships for students who are already attending the University of Reading.
The University of Amsterdam aims to attract the world’s brightest students to its international classrooms. Outstanding students from outside the European Economic Area can apply for an Amsterdam Merit Scholarship.
* The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than University of North Dakota.
The Distance Engineering Degree Program is offered in an educational delivery mode that leads to a degree in one of the University of North Dakota's ABET-accredited engineering degree programs.
ABET is responsible for the specialized accreditation of educational programs in:
ABET accreditation assures you that UNDs engineering programs meet the educational standards established by the engineering profession.
The University of North Dakota as a whole is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. UND has been accredited since 1913, when the Association was first organized.
Why is accreditation important?
Accreditation assures the quality of higher education institutions and programs. In the United States, accreditation is a voluntary, non-governmental, peer-review process that determines if established quality standards are being met.