Question by  Thanyashree (10)

How many years does it take to be a mechanical engineer?

I think I want to be a mechanical engineer.


Answer by  tamarawilhite (17883)

A Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering is a four year college degree. However, with all of the math and science courses, it often takes 4 1/2 years to earn.


Answer by  mightyspidey (1080)

You can become a mechanical engineer just with a four year Bachelor's Degree. Many students studying for this degree comment that the work is very hard, but well worth it.


Answer by  bunnygirl (779)

Finishing a Bachelor's degree in Engineering takes four to five years, depending on when you started and what classes you take at your college. Some people then go to graduate school for two to three years to get a Master's in Mechanical Engineering. However, more time is needed if you want to do original research, which requires a PhD.


Answer by  butterfly (43)

You can get your Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering from a university in four years on average. Some people if they need to retakes classes can complete their degree in four and a half to five years. You can go further to grad school if you want also.


Answer by  DtheM1 (1150)

To become a mechanical engineer, you need 4 years of undergraduate education from an accredited mechanical engineering program. With this education you can get an entry level job in mechanical engineering. It is becoming a lot more common for jobs to require Master's degrees in mechanical engineering which is an additional 1 to 2 years.


Answer by  tamarawilhite (17883)

To become a mechanical engineer requires a Bachelor's Degree of science in mechanical engineering. This is typically a four year degree but more often takes five years due to the high number of hours required. You should also take the Fundamentals of Engineering exam as a first step to earn the Professional Engineering exam.

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