Graduate Program

Oil/Gas Track Outline Certificate Program

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (M.S. in ME)

Master of Science in Advanced Manufacturing and Enterprise Engineering (M.S. in AMEE)

Doctoral Program

Graduate Degrees of Mechanical Engineering Department

Mission Statement

The mission of the Mechanical Engineering Department is “to provide excellent educational and research opportunities to our undergraduate and graduate students who will contribute to the technological and economic development of the community, the region and the nation.”

“The faculty of the Department of Mechanical Engineering values excellence in teaching, research, and service to the community and the profession. Our students learn to be technically competent and socially responsible, while they acquire a solid background to perform diverse engineering functions; to succeed in graduate education; and acquire life-long learning skills.”

Educational Objectives

The Mechanical Engineering Program prepares students to attain the following program educational objectives a few years after graduation:

  1. Have engineering or other careers in industry, government, and or will pursue advanced graduate or professional degrees.
  2. Apply their engineering knowledge and skills to their professional careers.
  3. Continue to advance their knowledge, communication and leadership skills using technology, continuing education, problem solving, and by serving technical or professional societies.
  4. Apply their understanding of societal, environmental, and ethical issues to their professional activities.

Student Outcomes

The Student outcomes for the mechanical engineering program at UTSA are:

  • an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
  • an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
  • an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints, such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.
  • an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.
  • an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
  • an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
  • an ability to communicate effectively.
  • the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
  • a recognition of the need for, and ability to, engage in life-long learning
  • a knowledge of contemporary issues.
  • an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Enrollment Data


Academic Year Degrees Awarded (2013-2016)