The Associate in Engineering (A.E.) degree is a preprofessional program that prepares students to transfer to a four-year college or university offering a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering.
The A.E. degree is transferrable to many Missouri universities. Students should check the school catalog they plan to transfer to and speak with an engineering program advisor or counselor to ensure they take the correct classes.
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Many MCC students plan to transfer. Whatever your transfer destination, we'll work to make sure your credits move easily. That's why we're experts at it.
We've worked out specific transfer agreements with many four-year colleges and universities, so make sure you speak with an academic advisor before enrolling, particularly since transfer agreements can change based on curriculum revisions.
This preprofessional program prepares students to transfer to a four-year college or university offering a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering.
Engineering disciplines include aerospace, civil, computer, electrical, mechanical, nuclear and many others. Upon completing the bachelor's degree, graduates may begin earning their professional engineering license.
Many MCC students transfer to the University of Missouri University of Science & Technology (Merit-Based Scholarships), the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC Engineering Scholarhip program) or the University of Missouri-Columbia. In contrast, others transfer to nationally listed engineering schools. Students should check the catalog of the school they plan to transfer to or speak with an engineering program advisor or counselor to ensure they are taking the right classes.
The job prospects for engineers are excellent, with many receiving multiple job offers before graduation and most students finding employment immediately after completing their bachelor's degree.
Engineers are traditionally employed by manufacturing companies, utilities, government agencies, municipalities and consulting companies. A wide variety of engineers are used in all major cities in all parts of the world. Specific specialized disciplines such as aerospace engineering may require moving to a particular city or region. However, you'll also find them conducting basic research in government laboratories or universities, teaching, managing companies, serving as patent attorneys, and advancing medical technologies.
Most of the classes are taught at MCC-Maple Woods, MCC-Penn Valley and MCC-Longview though students can also begin at MCC-Blue River.
You'll enjoy small classes, the convenience of flexible class times and a nearby location. You'll get dedicated instructors and excellent student services - all at an affordable cost.