M.S. in Mechanical Engineering

The Master of Science program in Mechanical Engineering is designed to offer students the opportunity to prepare for leadership roles in careers with industry, government, or educational institutions.

A thesis option is offered for research-oriented students. A non-thesis option is available for students who prefer a practice-oriented degree in engineering.

Program Information

Why pursue a Masters in Mechanical Engineering?

  • Nationally and internationally recognized faculty working on leading research projects funded by federal agencies, as well as industry, in state-of-the-art laboratory facilities.
  • Hands-on experiences and employment opportunities due to strong links with industry.
  • A diverse environment with faculty, staff, and students.

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Research Taking Place in the M.S. in Mechanical Engineering Program

Concentration Areas

  • Biomechanics and Bioengineering
  • Manufacturing and Enterprise Engineering
  • Mechanical Systems and Design
  • Mechanics and Materials
  • Thermal and Fluid Systems

Expertise

  • Advanced Robotics and Manipulators
  • Bone and Vascular Biomechanics
  • Biometric Triage Monitoring
  • Computational Structural Reliability
  • Computational Bioengineering
  • Dynamic Systems and Controls
  • Explosive Device Detection and Blast Injury Effects
  • Flexible Automation and RFID Applications
  • Lean Manufacturing Assessment and Measurement
  • Multiphase Flow
  • Network-Centric Manufacturing
  • Renewable Energy

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Course Scheduling and Offerings

  • Professional engineers in R&D, Enterprise Process Engineering, Manufacturing, etc.
  • Research personnel of national labs, NASA, Department of Defense.
  • Manufacturing in general.
  • Automobile industry.
  • Aerospace industry.
  • Major Defense Contractors, such as General Dynamics, Lockheed, Boeing.

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M.S. in Mechanical Engineering Admission Requirements and Deadlines

Admissions requirements and pre-requisites
Bachelor's degree with 18 credit hours in field of study or in another appropriate field of study.
Specific Degree Requirements
N/A
Graduate Studies Application
Yes
Department Application
No
Test Scores
General GRE required
Resume or CV
No
Letters of Recommendation
Optional
Statement of Purpose
Optional
Minimum TOEFL Score
500 paper/61 internet

Please visit the Graduate Admissions Deadline page for a list of application deadlines.

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