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Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Master of Engineering Degree

Degree Highlights

The Master of Engineering degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering is a terminal professional degree, designed primarily for professionals working in industry or government. The program requires the completion of 30 course credits and a project. A final oral examination and report based on the project is required.

The program includes both on-campus and online-only options. Additionally, the School of Engineering offers an accelerated BS/Master's degree. 

Applied Learning

The Master of Engineering in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MEng in MAE) features coursework in both aerospace and mechanical engineering, providing students with fundamental engineering knowledge in the broad set of core disciplines required in these fields. 

Cutting-edge coursework includes additive manufacturing, drone design and analysis, and smart manufacturing. Students also have the option to complete an advanced manufacturing specialization.

Program graduates will have mastery of the essential aspects of practice and research in mechanical and aerospace engineering and will be prepared for advanced employment in these fields.

ME Degree Requirements

The program requires:

  • 30 course credits
  • Project....
  • Final exam....
  • Project: The project can be the result of a three credit independent study that the student can opt for. An advisor from the graduate faculty in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering will supervise the project. The project can be related to an engineering problem that the student is involved in at the workplace.  
  • The final exam will consist of a written report based on the project, and a presentation of the report to a faculty committee via a public forum.