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Metropolitan Community College Engineering Program

Engineering

Program Overview

MCC Campus(s) and Contacts:
MCC-Blue River
MCC-Longview: Nicole Bonnette-Pflum, 816.604.2343
MCC-Maple Woods
MCC-Penn Valley: Dan Justice, 816.604.4458

The Associate in Engineering degree is a preprofessional program that prepares students to transfer to a four-year college or university offering a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering.

Most MCC students transfer to the Missouri University of Science & Technology, the University Missouri-Kansas City, or the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Students should check the school catalog they plan to transfer to and speak with an engineering program advisor or counselor to ensure they take the correct classes.

Degree(s) and/or Certificate(s) Offered

Frequently Asked Questions

What can I do with this degree?

This preprofessional program prepares students to transfer to a four-year college or university offering a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering. Engineering disciplines include aerospace, civil, computer, electrical, mechanical, nuclear, and many others. Upon completing the Bachelor's degree, graduates may begin earning their professional engineering license.

What college or university can I transfer to?

Many MCC students transfer to the University of Missouri University of Science and Technology, the University of Missouri-Kansas City or the University of Missouri-Columbia. In contrast, others transfer to nationally listed engineering schools. Students should check the catalog of the school they plan to transfer to or speak with an engineering program advisor or counselor to ensure they are taking the right classes.

What is the job outlook for someone in this field?

The job prospects for engineers are excellent, with many receiving multiple job offers before graduation and most students finding employment immediately after completing their Bachelor's degree.

Where can I work?

Engineers are traditionally employed by manufacturing companies, utilities, government agencies, municipalities, and consulting companies. A wide variety of engineers are used in all major cities in all parts of the world. Specific specialized disciplines such as aerospace engineering may require moving to a particular city or region. However, you'll also find them conducting basic research in government laboratories or universities, teaching, managing companies, serving as patent attorneys, and advancing medical technologies.

Which MCC colleges offer these courses?

Most of the classes are taught at MCC-Maple Woods, MCC-Penn Valley and MCC-Longview though students can also begin at MCC-Blue River.

What are the advantages of taking classes at Metropolitan Community College?

You'll enjoy small classes, the convenience of flexible class times and a nearby location. You'll get dedicated instructors and excellent student services - all at an affordable cost.

Still have questions? Ask an Academic Advisor