Vision & Mission

Vision Statement

The Mechanical Engineering program strives to graduate mechanical engineers of the highest quality and to conduct state-of-the-art research.

Mission Statement

The Mechanical Engineering program makes available a high quality, relevant engineering education to all residents of the El Paso bi-national region. The Program dedicates itself to providing students with a set of skills, knowledge and attitudes that will permit its graduates to succeed and thrive as engineers and leaders. The Program strives to:

  • Prepare its graduates to pursue life-long learning, serve the profession and meet intellectual, ethical and career challenges
  • Maintain a vital, state-of-the-art research enterprise to provide its students and faculty with opportunities to create, interpret, apply and disseminate knowledge.

Program Educational Objectives

  1. Our graduates excel as engineers with solid technical skills, strength in design, and an ability to work with complex engineering systems.
  2. Our graduates recognize the importance of and participate in continuous learning activities to advance their careers, personal interests and life goals.
  3. Our graduates become industrial and civic leaders and demonstrate entrepreneurial spirit.

Mechanical Engineering Strategic Plan

The strategic plan can be downloaded as a PDF file from the following link: