Mechanical Engineering, M.E.
Degree Requirements (30 Hours)
For master’s degrees in mechanical engineering: An M.S. student must take a minimum of 24 hours of graded graduate courses and 6 hours of thesis credits leading to a thesis. An M.E. student must take a minimum of 30 hours of graded graduate courses. For both the M.S. and M.E. degrees, the student must take four required courses. All remaining course work must be taken from an approved list of courses, which includes engineering and mathematics courses numbered 500 or above. Other courses must be approved by the student’s advisor and the graduate studies committee. All candidates for both the M.S. and M.E. degrees must complete a comprehensive assessment that is distinct from program course requirements.