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Mechanical Engineering MS

The Mechanical Engineering MS (MEEN_MS) offers coursework in the areas of Aerospace, Dynamics and Controls, Solid Mechanics, and Thermal/Fluid Science. Students choose one of three plan options to complete the degree. All graduate students must complete School of Graduate Studies' (RGS) forms and requirements for their chosen plan.

Plan A Thesis - 30 credits

Students complete research on an approved topic, and write and defend a thesis documenting the research and conclusions reached.

  • Coursework (24 credits):
    • 12 credits MAE 6000 or above
    • 3 credits advanced Math
    • 9 credits other courswork
  • Research: 6 credits MAE 6970
  • Thesis Proposal
  • Final Thesis Defense

MEEN_MS-A Program Checklist

Plan B Report - 30 credits

Students complete an approved project and write and defend a report documenting the work done and conclusions reached.

  • Coursework (27 credits):
    • 12 credits MAE 6000 or above
    • 3 credits advanced Math
    • 12 credits other courswork
  • Project: 3 credits MAE 6950
  • Project Proposal
  • Final Report Defense

MEEN_MS-B Program Checklist

Plan C Coursework - 33 credits

Students complete coursework to satisfy degree requirements.

  • Coursework (33 credits):
    • 18 credits MAE 6000 or above
    •  3 credits advanced Math
    • 12 credits other courswork

MEEN_MS-C Program Checklist

Mechanical Engineering MS Course List