A Multidisciplinary Engineering Degree That Combines Coursework with Real-World Experience

If you’re fascinated by how things work and want hands-on experience in robotics, mechatronics or manufacturing systems, look no further than Kettering’s Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree. In this program, you’ll build a foundation of engineering principles as you study computer, electrical, industrial and mechanical engineering fundamentals. Based on your interests, you’ll select a concentration in manufacturing, mechatronics, robotics systems or engineering management to refine your skills.

In the classroom, you’ll study with faculty who conduct research in innovative fields. Outside the classroom, you’ll get hands-on, full-time work experience through our co-op program. Joining Kettering University means studying at one of the nation’s premier STEM institutions. If you’re ready to become a creative and successful engineer, explore our engineering degree.

B.S. in Engineering Degree Highlights

A Multidisciplinary Engineering Degree

Kettering helps you develop hands-on STEM skills through classroom instruction, lab work and real-world experience as you earn your engineering bachelor’s degree. Our multidisciplinary engineering program prepares you to develop new technologies in engineering management, manufacturing, mechatronics and robotics systems.

U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2022 rankings identify Kettering University in the top 15 among more than 150 colleges in the Midwest.

Why Earn Your Engineering Degree at Kettering?

We take engineering far beyond courses and lectures. At Kettering, you’re not just earning your B.S. in engineering — you’re building the next stage of your life. 

While you’re here, you’ll experience:

  • Kettering students and faculty come together in research labs to improve lives through engineering, technology and science. Engage in research projects you choose as soon as you begin classes.
  • Our engineering bachelor’s degree offers high ROI through paid on-the-job experience while you study. This multidisciplinary engineering program makes you a top candidate with valuable years of professional experience on their resume from day one.
  • Kettering faculty are known for their cutting-edge research in fields ranging from energy management to statistical data analysis. Their teaching is informed by our Advisory Council, a body of engineering professionals who advise on curriculum, research and co-op programs.

Build your future career and your professional network at Kettering. You’ll find so many ways to connect inside and outside the classroom. Take your pick of competition teams, sports teams, Greek life and clubs that cover a wide variety of interests.

Popular Engineering Courses

Kettering’s engineering degree program will not only lead you through a rigorous curriculum, but also teach you how to work effectively and ethically in diverse professional environments, contribute to progress in your field and practice responsible decision making.

As part of your engineering bachelor’s degree, you’ll explore courses such as:

  • Engineering Economics: Learn strategies to make fiscally sound decisions. Study topics like return on investment, break-even analysis, replacement analysis, depreciation and taxes and multiple-criteria decision making from an engineering perspective.
  • Mobile Robotics: Discuss state-of-the-art technologies in mobile robotics, such as locomotion, sensing, control, communication, localization, mapping and navigation. Build theoretical and practical experience through lectures and hands-on work with robots and simulation software.
  • Introduction to Industrial Engineering: Discover the basics of industrial engineering and foundational tools used in the profession. Prepare for co-op experiences as you learn about experiences often encountered in practice. Projects and group exercises offer hands-on application and problem-solving work.

What Can You Do With an Engineering Degree?

Your engineering bachelor’s degree is your ticket to securing lucrative opportunities in industries ranging from automotive and alternative energy to healthcare and commercial businesses.

You’ll find Kettering alumni wherever something transformative is happening: Lockheed Martin, Nestlé USA, Spectrum Health, the Coca-Cola Company and many more.

With a B.S. in Engineering from Kettering, you’ll qualify for job titles such as:

  • Application programmer
  • Automation engineer
  • Design engineer
  • Environmental systems engineer
  • Industrial systems engineer
  • Instrumentation engineer
  • Robotics specialist

Financial Aid for Your B.S. in Engineering Degree

There are many ways to fund your engineering degree at Kettering, and we’re here to help you make the most of each opportunity: We offer financial aid, grants, scholarships and fixed-rate tuition options.

Don’t forget about the salary you’ll earn during your co-op — put money back in your pocket while you earn this multidisciplinary engineering degree.

Other Programs Related to the Bachelor of Science in Engineering

Kettering's multidisciplinary B.S. in Engineering just one of many engineering programs we offer. You can also explore degrees like:

  • B.S. in Computer Engineering: Prepare to work on embedded computer systems in smartphones, GPS navigation, autonomous cars, electric vehicle propulsion systems, medical diagnostic devices and manufacturing systems.
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering: Design, develop and test electrical equipment and complex electronics for robot control, medical devices, radar and navigation systems and automotive safety systems.
  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering: Learn how to design smarter, faster and more efficient machines.

If you’ve already earned your engineering bachelor’s or another similar degree, then Kettering also offers a wide range of graduate-level engineering programs. Learn more below:

Your Future Starts with an Engineering Bachelor’s Degree

Is an engineering bachelor’s degree right for you and your career goals? We can help you decide. Request information or apply today.