Mechanical Engineering

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Academics / Departments & Programs / Engineering / AcademicsMechanical Engineering

Degree Overview

Design the machines that power the modern world.

From elevators to airports, you’ll put your creativity to work solving problems and improving the systems that run our everyday lives. At Calvin, you’ll find everything you need to do that: experienced faculty, high-tech facilities, state-of-the-art tools, hands-on internships, and the chance to study abroad. Plus, you can do it all in just four years.

Be prepared to be a leader in this rapidly expanding global field. And because this is a Calvin engineering degree, you’ll graduate with something equally important: a desire to use your skills to make life more joyful, more just, and more accessible for your neighbors.

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Program Distinctives

Graduate in four years with real-world experience - It’s rare to find an accredited engineering program at a Christian university, let alone one with internship and study abroad opportunities. At Calvin, you’ll have all of that and still graduate in four years!
Enhance your degree - Employers aren’t just looking for engineers with technical skills—they want engineers with broad skillsets and proven adaptability. Stand out in the job market by adding an optional international or sustainability designation to your degree.
Faithful creativity - Your professors are committed Christians who approach engineering as a way to create solutions to real problems. At Calvin, faith and ethics aren’t an optional addition—they’ll infuse everything you design and build.

Program Requirements & Opportunities

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Engineering Summer Program in Germany

Did you know you can study abroad and still complete your engineering degree in four years? Find out how.

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