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Student Outcomes

Student Outcomes

Graduates of the Mechanical Engineering Technology Department at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown will have:

  • a. The knowledge, skills, and abilities to use appropriate tools to work in their discipline through the complettion of a broad-based MET curriculum.
  • b. An ability to apply knowledge, skills, and tools to current applications and the educational basis that allows them to use new knowledge and techniques.
  • c. An ability to conduct, analyze and interpret experiments and apply experimental results to improve processes and products.
  • d. An ability to apply innovative techniques in engineering design.
  • e. An ability to effectively participate in teams working toward a team goal as well as the ability to provide leadership to a team.
  • f. An ability to identify, analyze, and solve technical problems.
  • g. An ability to verbally and non-verbally communicate effectively.
  • h. A recognition of the need for and an encouragement to participate in lifelong learning.
  • i. An awareness of professional, ethical, and social responsibilities as they relate to their profession.
  • j. An appreciation, respect and reverence for all people; a knowledge of contemporary professional, societal, and global issues.
  • k. An awareness of the importance of quality, timeliness and continuous improvement.


In addition to the above general outcomes, ETAC of ABET for Baccalaureate Degree MET programs require that graduates of the Pitt-Johnstown MET program demonstrate they are capable of the following:

a.  An ability to utilize their knowledge in engineering mechanics/sciences on an applied basis.

b.  An ability to apply learned principles to the analysis, design development and implementation of more advanced mechanical systems or processes