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Build Success and Study Engineering!

As technology advances, so will your career. Build a strong foundation for a career in mechanical, chemical, biomedical, or another specialized engineering field. Fast-track both your bachelor’s and second degree by earning both in five years.

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4 Year Promise

At Roberts, we are committed to giving you a head start in earning income and achieving your personal goals by helping you graduate in four years. In fact, we guarantee it.


Program Highlights

Easily finish both degrees by transferring your credits to RIT, RPI, or Clarkson University

In your first 3 years, you’ll take classes at both Rochester Institute of Technology and Roberts

Earn your STEM degree at Roberts, and earn your Engineering degree at a partner university, all within 5 years.


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Lee Sortore ‘23 (Physics) graduated in 2023 and currently works as a mechanical engineer.

He shares, “My favorite thing about the cooperative engineer program at Roberts is the opportunity to experience the small Christian school campus life while also having access to the top-notch facilities at RIT. It is really the best of both worlds and extremely unique.”

What Will I Learn

Our Engineering degree is one of the most customizable majors on campus. Designed as a 3+2 program, you’ll start your first STEM degree at Roberts, then earn your engineering degree at a partner institution or a school of your choice.

You’ll study foundational science and mathematics, and dive deep into your chosen speciality.

Specialties include:
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Electrical engineering
  • Biomedical engineering
  • Chemical engineering
  • Microelectronic/nano engineering
  • Nuclear engineering
  • Aerospace engineering

Career Outlook

Grad School

  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • University at Buffalo
  • Clarkson University
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


  • Mechanical engineer
  • Electrical engineer
  • Biomedical engineer
  • Chemical engineer
  • Microelectronic/nano engineer
  • Nuclear engineer
  • Aerospace engineer

Frequently Asked Questions

Put simply, engineering is the use of science and math to find solutions to problems.

The discipline has many subfields, including mechanical, electrical, civil, materials, aerospace, nuclear, agricultural, marine, structural, biomedical, chemical, computer, industrial, and environmental engineering.

An engineering career can prove to be extremely rewarding. Along with high average compensation, engineers can contribute positively to society, see tangible results, choose from a variety of fields of work, enjoy regular working hours, and employ innovation in their work.

To be an engineer, you typically need a bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline. Some jobs may require a master’s degree.

According to the US Bureau of Labor, the median annual wage for those in mechanical engineering was $95,300 in 2021.

Naturally, the numbers will differ by area, level, field of engineering, and position.

Yes! If you come to campus for an individual visit, you can meet individually with a professor to get an overview of the major and your individual questions answered. Our Discovery Day events typically include a Faculty & Services Expo, where you can meet your future professors.

We are committed to helping students meet the financial obligation to earn a degree and advance a career. Our Office of Student Financial Services works to assist all students in their efforts to maximize financial aid. We award financial assistance to 100% of our undergraduate students.​

Related Majors

Biology - At Roberts Wesleyan University, students can choose from two options for their Biology Degree: Bachelor of Science in Biology or Bachelor of Arts in Biology.
Chemistry - At Roberts Wesleyan University, students can choose from two options for their Chemistry Degree; Bachelor of Science in Chemistry or Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry.
Computer Science - The Computer Science program at Roberts Wesleyan University prepares students for employment in a wide variety of computer and information technologies careers.
Mathematics - With a major in Mathematics, students develop a wide range of analytical skills including critical thinking and quantitative skills, en route to a Mathematics degree.
Physics - Our Physics Degree program provides those who major in Physics with an opportunity to probe and describe some of the most fundamental laws and phenomena in God’s creation.
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