Mechanical Engineering Master's Degree Requirements

Basic Admissions Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering or closely related majors.
  • Undergraduate GPA of no lower than 2.6.
  • No more than two repeated undergraduate courses.
  • GRE Score of 295 or above.
  • TOEFL score of no lower than 550 (paper based) or 79 (IBT).
  • Convincing purpose of statement.
  • Strong letters of recommendation.
  • For further details see the Graduate Studies Catalog
  • For other department requirements see the Department Handbook

Core Courses:

  • MEEN 5330 - Continuum Mechanics (3)
  • MEEN 5321 - Advanced Fluid Mechanics (3)
  • MEEN 5318 - Advanced Dynamics (3)
  • MEEN 5337 - Engineering Analysis in Applied Mechanics (3)

Total for Core Courses:12 Hours

Plan-1

Thesis

Plan-2

Project

Plan-3

Course only

4 Core Courses (12 Hrs)

4 Elective Courses (12 Hrs)

+ Thesis (6 Hrs)

4 Core Courses (12 Hrs) 

7 Elective Courses (21 Hrs)

+ Project (3 Hrs)

4 Core Courses (12 Hrs)

8 Elective Courses (24 Hrs)

+ Comprehensive exam (0 Hrs)

Total for Program:

30 Hours

Total for Program:

36 Hours

Note: Only allowed for those

with Internship or Full-time job

Total for Program:

36 Hours


Mechanical Engineering Master of Science Electives:

  • MEEN 5301 - Advanced Problems in Mechanical Engineering (3)
    • Advanced Manufacturing (3)
  • MEEN 5303 - Advanced Topics in Mechanical Engineering (3)
    • Advanced Composite Manufacturing (3)
    • Advanced Mechanism Design (3)
    • Renewable Energy (3)
    • Computer Aided Geometric Design (3)
  • MEEN 5313 - Numerical Methods in Mechanical Engineering (3)
  • MEEN 5314 - Finite Element Methods in Engineering (3)
  • MEEN 5320 - Theory of Elasticity (3)
  • MEEN 5322 - Turbulent Flow (3)
  • MEEN 5325 - Computer Integrated Manufacturing Systems (3)
  • MEEN 5326 - Advanced Control Systems Engineering (3)
  • MEEN 5328 - Dynamic Systems Engineering (3)
  • MEEN 5331 - Advanced Materials Science (3)
  • MEEN 5335 - Advanced Robotics and Automation (3)
  • MEEN 5339 - Computer Aided Geometric Design (3)
  • MEEN 5345 - Conduction and Convection Heat Transfer (3)
  • MEEN 5347 - Advanced Thermodynamics (3)

This page was last updated on: April 17, 2017