Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering

A graduate program of study leading to a degree of Master of Engineering is offered. The objective of this program is to enhance the student's professional skills through a deeper understanding of the principles of mechanical engineering and their applications. The Master of Engineering degree does not require a thesis, but requires nine more hours of course work than the Master of Science in Engineering program.

General Requirements

All courses taken for graduate credit in these programs shall be selected from those listed in the Graduate Bulletin and the choices are subject to the approval of the advisors.

Curriculum Requirements

Courses Credits
Minimum semester hours in Mechanical Engineering 18 hours
Minimum semester hours outside Mechanical Engineering 9 hours
Minimum semester hours of at least 7000 level including one graduate-level Thermal/Fluids course and one Solid Mechanics course 21 hours
Minimum semester hours of 6000-level or 7000-level Mathematics 3 hours
Maximum semester hours of approved 6000-level courses 12 hours
Maximum semester hours of independent study 3 hours
Maximum semester hours of project and report 6 hours
Minimum Total Hours 33 hours