Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering


Spring 2023:
September 15, 2022

Fall 2023:
December 15, 2022


The MS in Mechanical Engineering degree provides the technical education needed for engineering professionals in various industries such as aerospace, automotive, energy and power, utilities, petrochemical, design, manufacturing, and transportation. While the field of Mechanical Engineering encompasses this broad set of technical areas, this degree program encourages focused education in selected areas of interest.

Students in this program will choose from one of ten recommended areas of study:

  • Advanced Manufacturing Specialization
  • Combustion Specialization
  • Design Specialization
  • Dynamics and Control Specialization
  • Energy Conversion Specialization
  • Fluid Dynamics Specialization
  • Heat Transfer Specialization
  • Mechanics and Materials Specialization
  • Solid and Structural Mechanics
  • Quantitative Medical Engineering Specialization

The course program for each track listed above is designed to provide you with an education that is strong in both fundamentals and application, preparing you for doctoral programs as well as for continuing your engineering career in the industry.

 International students: This program is eligible for the OPT STEM extension

Please Note: Requirements for graduation, course offerings, course availability, track offerings, and any other degree requirements are subject to change. Students should consult with an academic advisor prior to registering for any classes.

  • A minimum of 27 units is required for the MS in Mechanical Engineering degree
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required for graduation

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Published on July 6th, 2017

Last updated on February 10th, 2023