B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering Flowchart PDF File Opens in new window


The Mechanical Engineering program at CSUF provides a foundation for professional engineering careers in private industry and government. Mechanical engineers are employed in a wide range of industries such as manufacturing, transportation, energy, food, and biomedical application. In general, mechanical engineers are involved with the design, research, development, manufacture, distribution, support, maintenance, and recycling of devices and products. Automobiles, airplanes, home appliances (refrigerators, washing machines, dryers, vacuum cleaners, etc.), robots, printers, and computer hard disk drives are some of the various products that have been customarily designed and developed by mechanical engineers. Mechanical engineers possess a firm understanding of science, mathematics and engineering needed to carry out these complex tasks which are so important to a modern technological society. The graduate curriculum is designed to provide a specialized education for career advancement or further work towards a doctoral degree program.


ABET Engineering Accreditation CommissionThe BS degree in Mechanical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET Opens in new window


American Society of Mechanical Engineers

American Society of Mechanical Engineers


Society of Manufacturing Engineers

Society of Manufacturing Engineers

Graduate Admission

To apply to the M.S. in Mechanical Engineering program, submit an application and pay the $55 application fee online at Cal State Apply.

Your application will be received faster and therefore processed more quickly if you apply and pay online. Your application cannot be processed until payment has been received.

Please visit the  ECS Graduate and International Admissions Opens in new window Opens in new window  website for more information.