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Mechanical Engineering Technology, Associate of Science



The Associate of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET) prepares students for transfer into the NJIT four-year Bachelor of Science MET program as juniors.  The MET program is designed for students interested in a hands-on and application-oriented engineering career in a broad range of Mechanical Engineering fields, including: design, test and evaluation, manufacturing, production engineering, operations, maintenance, technical marketing, and sales.

The RVCC MET program provides a pathway for high school students in the RVCC Mechatronics, Engineering, and Advanced Manufacturing (MEAM) program to earn an Associates Degree, transfer to a four-year MET program, and enter into a career in the Engineering industry. 

Graduates are able to:

  • apply the fundamental principles of calculus, physics, engineering mechanics, and materials science to the solution of engineering problems
  • use the computer as a tool to aid in the solution of engineering design problems
  • conduct standard tests and measurements of materials and analyze, and interpret results.
  • communicate written and graphical information clearly and concisely


Raritan Valley Community College Associate of Arts (AA) and Associate of Science (AS) degree programs are designed to comply with the New Jersey Community Colleges General Education Foundation which supports transfer of courses to NJ Public four-year colleges and universities.  Students who intend to transfer to a NJ college or university can further improve the transfer of courses by using the Recommended Transfer Program (RTP) feature in