Engineering Mechanics – Online Microcredential

Learn the principles of mechanics to solve real-time engineering problems

Pursuing an engineering education at the university level is a wise career decision. Earning a digital credential in the process that will serve you well professionally is even wiser.


Gain the knowledge to solve problems that are encountered in almost every engineering application by earning a microcredential in engineering mechanics online. Watch the video »

By enrolling in Oregon State University’s online microcredential in engineering mechanics, you’ll gain the foundational knowledge every engineering student needs — whether you’re enrolled at Oregon State or another institution. You’ll also develop the skills to adeptly work with engineering technology, complete first-line engineering tasks and more.


Required courses (9 credits)

Prerequisite courses

Some courses within Oregon State's online microcredential offerings may require you to complete prerequisites in order to enroll. Before applying, it's important to understand the timing and schedule for when microcredential courses are offered, including any prerequisite courses.

Please contact the program lead for more details or connect with the Ecampus enrollment services team to learn more.


The in-demand skills you'll develop as a student in this microcredential will give you what you need to stand out and level up in your career.

  • Applied mechanics
  • Calculus
  • Geometry
  • Materials science
  • Problem solving
  • Trigonometry
  • Verbal communication
  • Written communication

Start working toward an engineering bachelor's degree

The course credits you earn in this microcredential can be directly applied toward a full Oregon State engineering bachelor’s degree program that is offered on campus in Corvallis or Bend or at another institution.

If you plan to apply these credits toward a full degree, we encourage you to first contact the program to learn about the degree requirements. Please note that acceptance into a microcredential does not guarantee acceptance into a degree program.


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