UB Undergraduate Mechanical Engineering BS Degree | BSME

Enter a Growing Field with Confidence

Mechanical engineering is the broadest and most diverse engineering discipline, providing the skills to work in almost every industry that needs the design and manufacture of parts, devices, or systems.

The need for mechanical engineers is great and continuously rising in industries such as aerospace, automotive, biomedical, defense, electronics, robotics, power-generation, sports, and telecommunications. Attaining a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) degree opens the door to professional opportunities in local industries and research laboratories within the tri-state area (Connecticut, New York, New Jersey) and throughout the USA.

What will UBecome with a BSME Degree?

Become an engineer in…



Energy and Sustainability



Mechanical Design












How can UB help me reach my career goals?

Preparation for Future Studies and Licensure Opportunities

As a graduate of the Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) degree program, you will be eligible to apply for the Professional Engineer’s (PE) license in the state of Connecticut. More information may be found at the CT Department of Consumer Protection website.  You may also elect to pursue further studies in mechanical engineering or related fields. The University of Bridgeport’s School of Engineering offers the following graduate degrees in which you may continue your engineering education:

Career Assistance

UB’s Center for Career Development helps graduates prepare for entrance into the workforce. Our comprehensive career counseling and resource center is dedicated to helping you become active participants in your own academic, professional, and career development.

Services provided include basics like resume and cover letter building, interview preparation, and negotiation as well as goal assessment and personal branding.

What's UBJobnet?

UBjobnet is UB’s internal job portal–open only to UB students and alumni! Here, you can access a variety of opportunities posted by local and national employers. Search for jobs/internships, submit your resume online, register for career related events, or all of the above.

To access UBjobnet:

  • Login to the myUB Portal
  • Click on the “Quick Links” box on the right side to navigate to UBjobnet
  • Find the resources that suit your needs:
    • Job Search: Find full-time, part-time, internship, student employment and volunteer opportunities
    • Email me new jobs: Set up job alerts by clicking “Email me new jobs” located above your search results. Use specific keywords to help tailor your emails to match your interests
    • Career Events: Register for and learn about more upcoming events
    • Employer Directory: Find and research companies related to your desired field
  • Upload your updated resume and cover letters to UBjobnet to be able to easily apply to posted positions through the system
  • Update your major, GPA, and graduation year in your profile to receive information on jobs and events related to your field



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