Engineering Science (A.S.)

Engineering Science (A.S.)

The Engineering Science degree parallels the first two years of four-year college programs in various engineering fields.

This is a rigorous program of study and each year our graduates with good academic standing transfer to top-tier four-year science or engineering colleges ready to complete the final two years of a bachelor's degree program.

This is a transfer-oriented program with articulation agreements in place with several colleges and universities.

This program is offered by the Math and Engineering Science Department.

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Program Highlights

  • All Hudson Valley Community College Engineering Science courses are generally transferable to four-year colleges.
  • Scholarship opportunities are offered to Hudson Valley Community College graduates who go on to attend four-year engineering schools such as Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Clarkson University and Binghamton University.
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Career and Transfer Opportunities

Students in this program regularly transfer to top engineering schools including Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Clarkson University and SUNY Binghamton. There they can choose to study from among numerous engineering sub-specialties, such as: biomedical, chemical, civil, computer, environmental, industrial, materials, mechanical, nanoscale and nuclear.

For the last five graduating classes, the majority of graduates have continued their studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Salaries vary based on position and degree attainment. Here are median salaries taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (as of 2015): Mechanical Engineer, $83,590; Biomedical Engineer, $86,220; Industrial Engineer, $83,470; Civil Engineer, $82,220.

The Center for Careers and Transfer offers Career Services and Transfer Services to all students.

For more information regarding this program, please contact:

Susan L. Kutryb
Department Chair
Bulmer Telecommuncations Center, Room 230
(518) 629-7358
Email: or complete the request more information form

For more information about admission to this program, please contact:

Admissions Office
Guenther Enrollment Services Center, Room 223
(518) 629-7309