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Electrical Mechanical Engineering Technology BS

Explore the fundamentals of mechatronics involving the integration of mechanics, electrical circuits, microprocessors, mathematics, materials technology, computer-aided engineering, and design.

Program skills

Students have strong emphasis on integrating electrical/mechanical components at a systems level. They focus on problem solving in stress analysis, kinematics, and facilities management, computer based mechanical design and all aspects of electrical/mechanical engineering. Students obtain technical skills and capabilities from courses covering electricity, electronics, microprocessors, computer programming, mechanics, materials, thermal science, manufacturing process, and economic analysis.

Program facilities equipment

State-of-the-art labs allow practice-based, hands-on experience. Students use robots, Industry 4.0 programmable logic controllers, controls systems, fundamental electrical measurement instrumentation, data acquisition, along with tensile and hardness testers, and strain gauges. Students use machining, CNC machining, welding, rapid prototyping, and composite fabrication methods. SOLIDWORKS, MATLAB, LabView, ANSYS, Rockwell RSLogix 5000

Program significant points

  • RIT Engineering Technology has the largest number of engineering technology graduates among private universities in the nation.
  • Engineering Technology has the highest percentage of students from Asian-, Latin-, African-, and Native-American ethnic backgrounds as well as first-generation college-students amongst RIT STEM programs. 


Select program hiring partners

American Packaging Corp,

Aloi Material Handling & Automation,

Bausch & Lomb,


Boston Scientific,

Cantel Medical,

Gems Sensors,

Magna International,

New York Air Brake,

Vicor Corp

, Allied Motion Technologies,


AVOX Systems,

Eastern Electrical Construction,

Gleason Works,

Heartland Automation,

IBC Engineering,

Marquardt Switches,


Nidec Motor Corp


  • Aerospace

  • Consumer Packaged Goods

  • Management Consulting

  • Manufacturing

  • Other Industries

  • Transportation and Logistics


Outcome Rates*

Total percentage of graduates who have entered the workforce, enrolled in full-time graduate study, or are pursuing alternative plans (military service, volunteering, etc.).


Knowledge Rate

*Total percentage of graduates for whom RIT has verifiable data, compared to national average knowledge rate of 41% per NACE.
Outcome % of Students
Employed 86.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 0%
Alternative Plans 14.00%
Outcome % of Students
Employed 86.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 0%
Alternative Plans 14.00%


The electrical mechanical engineering technology major is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Cooperative Education

Cooperative Education

Cooperative education, or co-op for short, is full-time, paid work experience in your field of study. And it sets RIT graduates apart from their competitors. It’s exposure–early and often–to a variety of professional work environments, career paths, and industries. Learn more about how co-op at RIT is designed for your success