Pitt | Swanson Engineering
Majors, Minors & Concentrations


The Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science offers three programs of study which lead to Bachelor of Science degrees in the following engineering disciplines: 

Materials Science and Engineering

Mechanical Engineering  

Engineering Science


The department also offers two programs leading to minors in the following disciplines:


The department offers a Certificate in Nuclear Engineering and a Certificate in Engineering Simulation in Design for students in the Swanson School of Engineering and qualified students in the School of Arts and Sciences.



The department offers a concentration in ferrous physical metallurgy to allow a student to develop strength in this particular area of interest.