Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María

Industrial Maintenance Engineering, Bachelor of Engineering


The occupational field of the Industrial Maintenance Engineer with a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering is in industrial companies in the region and the country, where the applicants of this study program work as University Technicians or Higher-Level Technicians, and the professional degree of Industrial Maintenance Engineer with a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering allows new opportunities for professional development. This professional develops maintenance programs, plans, schedules and controls the maintenance activities of machines and equipment of productive processes with a high degree of efficiency and responsibility.

As an independent professional, he/she has the skills to start activities as a contractor, consultant, technical representations, etc.

Aimed at

Graduated students of University Technicians and Higher Level Technicians in areas related to mechanics. Each applicant will be evaluated by a committee of the mechanics department.


Weekly – Evening, Viña del Mar Campus, San Joaquin Campus and Concepcion Campus: Classes three times a week in the evening from Monday to Friday 18:45 to 22:00 hrs. Saturday 8:00 to 20:00 hrs. (for pending classes and/or tests according to the teacher’s needs).

At home, Viña del Mar Campus: Classes on Fridays and Saturdays from 09:30 to 20:30 hrs., every two weeks.

Executive, Concepcion Campus: Classes on Fridays from 18:05 to 23:15 hours and Saturdays from 08:15 to 20:45 hours.

  • Professional Degree: Industrial Maintenance Engineer, Bachelor of Engineering
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Study regime: Evenings
  • Location: Viña del Mar Campus, San Joaquin Campus y Concepcion Campus
  • Requirements: Having a Higher Technical Degree or a related career


1st Semester
  • Applied Computing
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Chemistry and Society
  • Project Management
2nd Semester
  • Statistics
  • Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Innovation Management
  • Humanistic Course l
3rd Semester
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Labor Ethics
  • Supply Chain Management
4th Semester
  • Asset Management
  • Machine Components
  • Elective course l
5th Semester
  • Reliability Engineering l
  • Maintenance Engineering
  • Static Equipment Maintenance
6th Semester
  • Reliability Engineering ll
  • Operations Management
  • Entrepreneurship Management
  • Degree Project
For more information, please send an email to admision@usm.cl, with your name, ID number, telephone number, career, campus or location of interest and inquiries.
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