Mechanical Engineering (ME) is one of the most exciting branches of engineering, requiring professionals to have a broad knowledge of many scientific areas. The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Cal State LA offers a profound curriculum and expert faculty that cover various specializations, including mechanics, thermal science, design, machinery, instrumentation, automation, and robotics. The breadth and flexibility of Cal State LA's Mechanical Engineering program allow graduates access to a variety of engineering career opportunities.

Discover ME @ ECST

Discover the Mechanical Engineering areas of research, current research projects, and faculty specializations. Contact the department for more information.

Careers & Fields

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

Pursue Your Passion

Whatever specialization you choose to pursue, Cal State LA's Mechanical Engineering program will prepare you for the next step in your career development.

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ABET Accreditation

The program leading to the Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, https://www.abet.org, under the commission’s General Criteria and Program Criteria for Mechanical and Similarly Named Engineering Programs.


To be recognized internationally as a benchmark for excellence, innovation, integrity, and distinctiveness in bachelor's (BSME) and master's (MSME) level education taught from a global perspective.


To provide our students with innovative learning experiences and service opportunities and to graduate well-educated professionals who are prepared to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing world.


Mayra Alonzo, Coordinator | [email protected] 
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5151 State University Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90032