Engineering & Physics
Mount Wachusett Community College’s Engineering and Physics associate degree creates a pathway for a successful career as an Engineer, Technician, Consultant, Physicist, and more. Invest the first two years of your schooling at the Mount and receive a high quality, affordable degree to begin your engineering education.
At Mount Wachusett, we pride ourselves on being the least expensive college in the region to complete the basic math and science classes that effectively prepare students to transfer to a 4-year college or university.
Why study Engineering and Physics at MWCC?
You save thousands by earning your Engineering and Physics associate degree at MWCC. You are able to transfer upon graduation into one of many Engineering and Physics Bachelor’s degree programs. Our program is based on STEM core requirements and MassTransfer benefits, making the transfer to a four-year institution to complete a Bachelors’s degree easy.
As a Physics and Engineering major, you learn engineering skills and terminology from higher math and science courses, including Physics for Engineering & Science, Chemistry, Calculus, and Computer Assisted Design. Valuable hands-on experience during lab time in many of your classes provides you with the training and knowledge you need as you further your education. MWCC features expert, university-caliber faculty who know your name, want you to succeed, and support you through the challenging course material in small-size classes.
By becoming an Engineering and Physics major at MWCC, you are also taking the first step towards a successful career in a prominent field. Your engineering associate degree from the Mount gives you the ability to transfer to a four-year school where you can specialize in a major engineering discipline, such as aerospace, civil, electrical, environmental, laser or mechanical engineering.
Careers in Engineering and Physics
Engineers change the world by exploring and solving society’s technological problems through innovation and creative thinking. From designing the next robotic vacuum to developing technologies that enable humans to survive on Mars, Engineers are the link between scientific discovery and the practical application of those discoveries to the needs of society. Engineers are found in every industry, making it a versatile career path. Areas of engineering range from computer to mechanical to nuclear and much more.
With an average of 9% job growth over the next ten years in many of the varying fields of engineering and physics, you can follow many paths and find a successful, high-paying career. Engineers ranging from mechanical to aerospace can make an average of $80,000-$100,000 annually!
Start your degree at MWCC!
Mount Wachusett Community College’s Engineering and Physics associate degree provides students with the opportunity to earn an associate degree through a strong curriculum and project-based learning. Taking the next step towards earning a bachelor’s degree and starting your career has never been easier than with Mount Wachusett. Interested in learning more? Request more information today!