Mechanics, thermal science, design, machinery, instrumentation, automation, robotics. Mechanical Engineering is one of the most exciting branches of engineering, requiring professionals to have a broad knowledge of many scientific areas. Because of this, the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Cal State L.A. offers a deep curriculum that covers many specializations. The breadth and flexibility of Cal State L.A.'s Mechanical Engineering program allows graduates access into a variety of engineering careers. Within the Mechanical Engineering major is a special option in Manufacturing Engineering, a field that is currently experiencing tremendous growth.
As a Mechanical Engineering student, you could be putting yourself on the path to an exciting career in such fields as solar power, high speed ground transportation, manufacturing, environmental protection, and mechatronics. Whatever specialization you choose, Cal State L.A.'s Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering programs will prepare you for the next step in your career development, whether it's immediate employment upon graduation, entrance into an advanced degree program or employment in a research or teaching capacity.