Mechanical engineering

Professional mechanical engineers know what it takes to design and build machines.

They also investigate problems and faults with machinery and study ways to improve manufacturing and energy productions.

Study mechanical engineering at MIT and you'll get the real-world skills you need to enter the industry.

Become a professional engineering technician, design engineer or plant engineer.

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