Facilities Engineering

Maritime’s Facilities Engineering program equips young professionals to operate, service and manage the heating, air conditioning, ventilation and other systems for large facilities, like hospitals, schools, corporate buildings and ships.

This program is a good option for students who enjoy math, science and engineering disciplines combined with economics and management principles.

ABET

Accreditation

The Facilities Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, abet.org.

Degree Awarded

Bachelor of Engineering

Professional Experience Available:
  • U.S. Coast Guard Engine License

  • Intern Option

Your academic knowledge is tested and supplemented by professional learning experiences. All students choose to complete two summer internships or to pursue a U.S. Coast Guard engine license by sailing the college's Training Ship Empire State VI, and joining the regiment of cadets. The regiment is a disciplined lifestyle program and is not affiliated with the military.

FacilitiesAcademic Program

Facilities Engineering courses combine math, thermal/fluid science and electrical engineering with economics, communication and management.

When you graduate, you will be able to design, maintain and operate the power plants and systems in buildings and other large facilities.

If you are interested in working onboard a commercial vessel, you may pursue a U.S. Coast Guard engine license, which requires membership in the college’s regiment of cadets. The engine program focuses on powering and controlling a ship’s engine and energy systems. Earning a Coast Guard license does not require military service.

Life After Maritime

Facilities Engineering majors are in demand to run many of the metropolitan area’s large buildings, including:

Program Educational Objectives

The objectives of this program are for graduates to:

  1. become engineers who have the ability to practice the design, service, or operation of major facilities, buildings or other infrastructure, and

  2. have the ability to take professional leadership positions that require an extensive engineering background.

Student Outcomes

Facilities Engineering graduates of Maritime College will possess:

  1. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics

  2. an ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors

  3. an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences

  4. an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts

  5. an ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives

  6. an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions

  7. an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

Facilities Engineering Enrollment and Degree Data

Calendar

Year

1st 

Enrollment

Year

2nd

Enrollment

Year

3rd

Enrollment

Year

4th

Enrollment

Year

5th

Enrollment

Year

B.E.

Degrees
Awarded

2021

3

6

10

14

3

17

2020

8

8

13

11

2

21

2019

12

8

9

13

11

17

2018

11

9

8

12

8

18

2017

11

5

15

12

7

9

2016

5

9

8

12

4

28

2015

6

10

12

15

11

24

2014

11

13

17

22

12

21

2013

14

9

23

21

13

28

2012

7

14

14

20

16

30

For more information, contact the Office of Admissions.

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