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Engineering Science

Advanced Manufacturing Careers Pathways Grant

You may be eligible for a grant to cover tuition and fees while you earn your degree!

Students who are at least 18 years of age and are planning careers in the Engineering Science field may be eligible for a grant that will cover the cost of tuition and other fees for two years of full-time study needed to earn an associate's degree. Contact Bill Rotenberg, Advanced Manufacturing Career Navigator, to help determine your eligibility and aptitude.

Those selected for the grant program will be eligible for up to $8500 to cover the cost of tuition, fees, books, and other related expenses. This grant does not have to be re-paid!

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Job opportunities in most engineering specialties offer very good starting salaries and great potential for career advancement. As designers of technology equipment, consumer products, machinery, transportation systems and so much more, engineers' work settings are varied.

Genesee's Engineering Science program prepares you for a career as an engineer in research, product development, management and other roles. You'll supplement your class time with hands-on experience in Genesee's well-equipped biology, chemistry and physics laboratories.

After completing the A.S. degree, you can transfer to a four-year college or university to pursue a baccalaureate degree in engineering. Genesee's program was designed in cooperation with engineering departments at several four-year colleges and universities in New York State. Contact your transfer school for its requirements and coordinate your course selections with your academic advisor and a transfer counselor.

Licensure: Most engineers are licensed. Graduates take the Professional Engineer (PE) exam after receiving their bachelor's degree.

Prerequisites: Four units of English, four units of social studies, laboratory courses in chemistry and physics, and mathematics through precalculus.

Program Articulation: SUNY University at Buffalo, SUNY Buffalo State, SUNY Institute of Technology.
Transfer Agreements: Tri-State (Ohio), Rochester Institute of Technology, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, SUNY College of Technology at Alfred.

For information contact Ronald Schumacher at 585-343-0055 Extension 6303 or at rvschumacher@genesee.edu.  You may also contact an admissions counselor at Admissions@genesee.edu or 1-800-CALL-GCC.


For printer-friendly summary of Genesee's Engineering program, please download our fact sheet 954 KB.


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