Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Individuals pursuing the Master of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering are choosing to do so at a university known for academic excellence and career preparedness. Graduate students deepen their knowledge of mechanical engineering fundamentals and work on research projects at a world-class research institution. Review our graduate course descriptions.

The non-thesis option is also available as an evening-only program, which allows students to complete their degree part-time, and at their convenience. This program is ideally suited for students or professionals who have a day job and can attend classes in the evenings.

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

Thesis Option

Mechanical Engineering Courses 15 credits
Approved Mathematics 3 credits
Approved Electives 6 credits
Master's Thesis 6 credits
Total 30 credits

Non-Thesis Option

Mechanical Engineering Courses 15 credits
Approved Mathematics 3 credits
Approved Electives 12 credits
Engineering Report 2 credits
Total 32 credits

Review our sample-track for the non-thesis option. 

CORE COURSES

All graduate students are required to take at least two of the following core courses:

4600:609 − Finite Element Analysis I

4600:610 − Dynamics of Viscous Flow

4600:611 − Computational Fluid Dynamics I

4600:615 − Conduction Heat Transfer

4600:622 − Continuum Mechanics

4600:628 − Mechanical Behavior of Materials

4600:630 − Vibrations of Discrete Systems

4600:660 − Engineering Analysis (will not count toward the two required core courses if it is used to substitute the math requirement)

4600:666 − Analysis of Manufacturing Systems

For more information

Direct questions to:

Esther Wain-Weiss
Director, Graduate Programs and Administration
330-972-5690
erw3@uakron.edu