Degree Requirements

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

Optional Thesis

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.