The department offers programs that include a bachelor's degree and a minor in mechanical engineering.

Mechanical engineering will also be implementing the National Academy of Engineering Grand Challenge Scholars Program at George Mason Univerity.

In partnership with Northern Virginia Community College, mechanical engineering will be implementng a dual enrollment compact.  Students at NOVA who have an ultimate goal of completing a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering here at the Volgenau School are given dual enrollment status and coordinated academic advising to promote a seamless transition.