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Accreditation and Licensure

  • ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission

    The Bachelor of Science program in Mechanical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,, under the General Criteria and the Mechanical Engineering Program Criteria.

    Program Educational Objectives

    Graduates of the Gannon University program in Mechanical Engineering are expected to:

    1. Demonstrate technical ability through application of analytical, experimental, and computer knowledge to physical systems in career activities,
    2. Demonstrate professional leadershipand excellent communication skills as evidenced by promotion and/or acceptance of increasing professional responsibilities,
    3. Demonstrate commitment to the ideals of a values-centered education as global citizens as evidenced by workplace conduct, and professional and community activities undertaken in service to others,

    4. Demonstrate recognition of the value of lifelong learning as evidenced by voluntary involvement in educational opportunities post-graduation. This includes formal and informal opportunities, both within and outside of the workplace, in any field of knowledge.

    Student Learning Outcomes

    There are seven student learning outcomes for the Gannon University mechanical engineering program:

    1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics,

    2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors,

    3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences,

    4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts,

    5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives,

    6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions,

    7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

    Enrollment and Graduation Data for the Mechanical Engineering Program

    Mechanical Engineering Fall Enrollment

      2017  2018  2019  2020  2021 2022
    Mechanical Engineering 98  97 105  92  84 69
    Mechanical Engineering
    (5 Year Co-op)
    6  4 2  5 4 5

    Enrollment data reflect the official fall semester of the corresponding academic year

    Mechanical Engineering Completions (July 1st to June 30th)

      2017  2018  2019 2020  2021
    Mechanical Engineering 20  31  26  21 23
    Mechanical Engineering
    (5 Year Co-op)
    1  1  0  0 1

    Degrees awarded would reflect any degree received in the appropriate program from July 1, 20XX to June 30, 20XX+1 for corresponding years.