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Why ODU for Engineering Technology?

Industry is built on advanced technical systems. People working on these complicated structures must have technical knowledge as well as analytical skills. Learn those skills and more by earning your bachelor's degree online with a focus on electromechanical systems.

Students with military training in mechanical or electrical engineering technology are ideal candidates for this program.

ODU's electromechanical systems concentration has an interdisciplinary approach. This supports both military and civilian careers. You will learn the design, operation, and repair of these systems in major industries, such as automated manufacturing and shipping.

This program includes a minor in engineering management. These classes will teach you to analyze complex technical and business issues so you can make informed decisions.

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Credit for Military Training

You may earn academic credit toward this degree based on your military training. Up to 24 semester credit hours may be satisfied with military training related to electrical or mechanical engineering technology. These credits will also satisfy the technical base coursework.

Questions? Contact us for an unofficial transfer evaluation before you apply.

Ranked #52 (tie)

Best Online Bachelor's Programs for Veterans, 2021 - U.S. News & World Report

Ranked #4

Most Affordable Online Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering, 2018 - OnlineU.org

Required Courses

To earn this degree from ODU, you must complete at least 30 credit hours with us. This bachelor’s degree requires 120 total credit hours.

When you graduate, you will earn a Bachelor of Science in interdisciplinary studies with a major in general engineering technology and a concentration in electromechanical systems.

Talk with an enrollment coordinator to determine how your credits will transfer.

Online Learning Environment

Attend class online on a regular schedule and access course materials online from any location. All courses follow ODU's regular academic calendar. Military members may also complete courses via CD-ROM or similar portable media.

Careers in Electromechanical Systems

Areas that require electromechanical systems skills include:

  • Technical services, support and management
  • Plant engineering
  • Production
  • Operations and maintenance engineering
  • Automation and automated system design

Calculating Cost

  • NCPDLP & NCPACE by portable media$250 per credit hour
  • NCPDLP & NCPACE online courses$360-407 per credit hour

Rates are effective Fall 2020 and subject to change. Contact an Enrollment Coordinator at militaryonline@odu.edu for additional admission and tuition details.

Licensure Disclosure

This program is not intended to lead to a specific professional or state licensure.

If you plan to pursue a professional license or credential, we encourage you to explore requirements through the appropriate credentialing agency or professional organization in your state.

Have questions? Please contact us through the form above to talk to an enrollment coach.

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How to Apply

Finish your degree with us. We offer the upper division (300 and 400 level) courses you'll need. Work with an enrollment coordinator to review your credits from other higher education institutions. Then you can apply them toward a degree from ODU. 

For this program, you'll need to be accepted as a degree-seeking student and have ENGL 110C credit. Ideally, military students would also have at least 24 semester hours of military credit in mechanical or electrical engineering technology.

Get guaranteed admission at Old Dominion University

We've partnered with the Virginia Community College System and select educational institutions to make transferring easy. By applying, you will be assured admission at ODU for the completion of your degree.

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Our dedicated enrollment team will guide your transition to ODUOnline.

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