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Engineers apply mathematics and natural sciences and utilize technical skills and practical knowledge to design, innovate and invent. The field of engineering is very broad with many specializations including mechanical, civil and electrical. Progression in these specializations requires you to form a strong engineering foundation.

NOVA Engineering is dedicated to your development of a strong mathematics, physical science and engineering core that will promote your success and provide you with a competitive edge throughout your academic and professional career. We offer several distinct advantages to you, including exceptional STEM faculty focused on teaching excellence and low student-to-faculty class ratios. Once you have earned your Associate of Science degree in Engineering, with a qualifying GPA, you will be eligible for guaranteed admissions to several prestigious four-year engineering programs in Virginia including UVA, ODU, VCU, GMU and Virginia Tech.

NOVA Engineering is constantly improving its relationship with four-year institutions. We encourage you to explore the links below highlighting our new GMU-NOVA Dual Admission Compact for Mechanical Engineering.