Education That Works

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) at North Carolina State University (Raleigh, NC) is the largest in the state and among the largest and most prominent in the nation. We take pride in our ability to graduate highly skilled, ethical engineers who will be able to stay at the forefront of a rapidly changing world and be the future leaders in technology and society.
The department offers the Bachelor of Science (BS), Master of Science (MS) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees in both Mechanical Engineering (ME) and Aerospace Engineering (AE). The department also offers an accelerated BS/MS degrees in both mechanical engineering and aerospace engineering.

Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs

Distance Education

 Join an Organization

Get involved in department organizations to network outside the classroom. The college has many engineering student organizations to choose from.


 Plan Your Career

Co-op and internship opportunities give you work experience while pursuing your degree. Our nationally recognized Engineering Career Fair gets you hired!

 Become a Global Engineer

Engineer without borders! Consider study abroad and international degree programs. Learning other work cultures can expand your career possibilities.

 Explore Research

We are a world-renowned research university and offer opportunities for undergraduate and graduate research in our focus areas of research.

Become a Licensed EngineerThe Professional Engineer (PE) license is a certification that can enhance your career options. Learn how to get your PE.

 Connect with Alumni

Visit Ask the Pack to get connected with fellow Wolfpack alumni and to get your questions answered.


  Get an Advanced Degree

Consider our master’s and doctoral offerings, or get a distance Master of Science degree from Engineering Online.