Future Mechanical Engineering Graduate Students

Master of Engineering (MEng) Program

The Master of Engineering (MEng) degree focuses on the direct industry application of engineering. The curriculum provides skills and knowledge that enhance the student’s ability to contribute to the technical workforce.

Master of Science (MS) Program

The Master of Science (MS) degree is designed for students who desire advanced training in specific areas of mechanical engineering. This degree culminates in a research experience and thesis, allowing students to go on to doctoral programs or occupations in research laboratories or the industry.

Doctoral (PhD) Program

The PhD degree requires the completion of a dissertation, as well as course credit hour requirements and qualifying exams. 90 credit hours are required for direct–PhD admission and 60 credit hours are required for applicants with a master’s degree. Graduates of the PhD program find career opportunities in government agencies, industry, research labs and academia.

Scholarships & Assistantships

Faculty in Mechanical Engineering receives research funding from national agencies (NSF, DOE, NASA, DOD, EPA), as well as numerous industries. Research assistantships and teaching assistantships are available on a competitive basis.

Application Information

Application Deadline: January 15. Additional information is available on Graduate Admissions page.