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Engineering Broad Field

Start your journey in engineering here at Normandale, where you can take your fundamental math and sciences classes like calculus and physics, and then move on to a four-year engineering program. Our engineering curriculum is structured to serve as the basis for your bachelor’s degree.  

Follow these three steps and you’ll be on your way: 

  • Choose the university you will transfer to 
  • Select an engineering specialty (such as Civil, Chemical, Mechanical, etc.) 
  • Apply during your final semester at Normandale 

Where Will Engineering Take You?

Engineering is a field with a lot of career options — and well-paying jobs. As an engineer, you can work in a variety of fields, and in a variety of settings, depending on the type of engineering you choose to pursue.  

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in engineering occupations is projected to grow 6 percent from 2020 to 2030. About 146,000 new jobs are projected to be added.  

The median annual wage for engineering occupations was $83,160 in May 2020, which was higher than the median annual wage for all occupations of $41,950. 

What Makes Our Engineering Program Unique?

Normandale is one of a select number of community colleges that offers a comprehensive, liberal arts-focused engineering associate’s degree that prepares you for your final two years at a four-year university engineering program.

Engineering Program Basics

Engineering Faculty

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