The master's in Mechanical Engineering program delivers an educational experience that is rigorous, flexible and industry-relevant. Students enrolled in this program must complete the following:
- 27 semester hours (9 courses) from MECH 500 and 600 level courses
- A minimum of 12 semester hours at the 600 level
- Successful completion of Engineering Mathematics (MECH 504)
- A maximum of 1 elective course in another engineering department, taken with the consent of the Graduate Program Director.
- An overall program GPA of 3.0 or higher
Please note the following:
- A maximum of 4 courses (12 semester hours) may be taken in any given semester.
- The Thesis Option (MECH 686) may be chosen to satisfy up to 6 semester hours of elective course requirement
The Mechanical Engineering Graduate Program offers a Master of Science degree with both a thesis or non-thesis option. For students interested in pursuing a Master of Science thesis, please contact us to learn about thesis requirements.
Student Learning Outcomes
The Mechanical Engineering graduate program has established the following student outcomes:
- An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering to solve societal problems.
- An ability to design and synthesize a system to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, sociopolitical, and ethical.
- An ability to conduct graduate level research using skills learned in various courses and publish their results in journals and /or conferences.
- An ability to engage in life-long learning, function in multi-disciplinary teams, and communicate effectively.
- An ability to understanding professional and ethical responsibility.