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Mechanical engineering is one of broadest of the engineering disciplines. Our core curriculum includes the study of materials, manufacturing processes, fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, energy systems, controls, and machine design. UL Lafayette Mechanical Engineering graduates are prepared to work in any of the traditional mechanical engineering areas, as well as related fields such as the biomedical and aeronautical fields.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette offers a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and the college offers a Ph.D. in Systems Engineering with a concentration in Mechanical Engineering.

We maintain program educational objectives, outlining what our graduates will have accomplished within five years of embarking on their career paths. Those objectives are:

  • Made significant progress toward achieving licensure or achieved licensure or earned an advanced degree or made progress along alternative career paths.
  • Progress toward positions of increased responsibility, such as leading a significant project.
  • Continue their professional growth through further training and/or active participation in industrial or professional organizations.
  • Contribute to the betterment of their community.

Explore the undergraduate program in mechanical engineering, the graduate program in mechanical engineering, or learn more about the doctorate in systems engineering.