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. 

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.

Discover ME @ ECST

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



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.

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ABET Accreditation

The Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Mayra Alonzo, Coordinator
[email protected] | E&T, A-205 | Tel (323) 343-4490 | Fax (323) 343-5004
5151 State University Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90032