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Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering-Licensed Option

Bachelor (ISCED 2011 level 6)


Duration 8 semesters
Cost $7.056 IN-STATE; $18.936 OUT-OF-STATE

The U.S. Coast Guard Third Assistant Engineer Licensed Option

The ME-USCG option is designed for students who wish to use their engineering degree as a marine engineer. The curriculum consists of the core mechanical engineering courses (see the ME Option), and additional courses intended to provide additional training for a marine engineer, much of which is required to obtain the merchant marine third assistant engineer's license. Students are required to obtain experience at sea through three summer cruises, two of them aboard the academy's training ship, and one aboard a commercial vessel. In addition, students in this option must pass the Third Assistant Engineer exam given by the United States Coast Guard.

Structural components
Ship training
Industry partners
Summer schools
Internship/Workplace experience
Practical/Field work
Research Project

ISCED Categories

Environmental protection technology
Machinery and operators
Maritime security