Mechanical Engineering Technology

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Engineering Student in front of machineryRobin Song, who earned a mechanical engineering degree from Carnegie Mellon, took classes at STCC to improve her engineering skills. Read her story.

As the only technical community college in Massachusetts, STCC is proud to offer a wide variety of engineering and technology programs that directly support advanced manufacturers in our region.

STCC’s Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET) program teaches the practical application of engineering and scientific principles for the purpose of designing and manufacturing quality products and systems.

State-of-the-art computer software is complemented with instruction in math, science, and engineering analysis to provide a sound foundation for the implementation of design and manufacturing solutions.

Our Lab

The Smith & Wesson Technology Applications Center at the STCC Technology Park is host to STCC’s MET Labs, featuring 15 Haas mills and lathes, 2 CNC routers, 2 Mitutoyo Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMM), and 80 lab computers for students. The faculty-to-student ratio is 18:1.

The MET Program

In the News

STCC, West Springfield High partner in health care, advanced manufacturing dual enrollment
Date: Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Springfield Technical Community College (STCC) and West Springfield High School (WSHS) have broadened a dual enrollment partnership in advanced manufacturing and created a new academic pathway to a career in health care. WSHS students now can choose to take college-level courses in health science as part of the Commonwealth Dual Enrollment Partnership Grant, awarded to STCC in September.
President of Peerless Precision: ‘I’m a big fan of hiring STCC students’
Date: Tuesday, October 8, 2019

I Hire STCC series: Kristin Carlson, co-owner of Peerless Precision in Westfield, hired STCC student Kaitlyn Fricke as an intern. Carlson was so impressed with Fricke that she offered her a full-time job.
STCC molds students into ideal Universal Plastics employees
Date: Tuesday, October 8, 2019

I Hire STCC series: Universal Plastics of Holyoke enjoys hiring STCC graduates. "When we get STCC students here, they hit the ground running," said Pia Kumar, co-owner of Universal Plastics.