Distance Education

Mechanical Engineering

The Mechanical Engineering Department offers graduate programs of instruction and research leading to the degree of Master of Mechanical Engineering. Educational and research facilities are available to support graduate study in engineering mechanics, experimental mechanics, robotics, vibrations, dynamical systems, engineering design, engineering acoustics, computer-aided design, materials science and thermal/fluid sciences. All applicants must submit Graduate Record Examination scores for the General Test.

The M.M.E. is a non-thesis program intended for those who expect to enter the engineering profession at an advanced level. Emphasis is placed on professional development. Applicants are expected to have a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering or a closely related field from an accredited curriculum.

Requirements for the degree consist of a major of 21 credit hours as a minimum and a coordinated minor of nine credit hours selected from areas of study appropriate to the applicant's objectives. There is a required faculty supervised project culminating in a final comprehensive oral examination.

(M.M.E.) available with:

  • Major of 21 semester hours minimum plus coordinated minor with nine hours in areas of study appropriate to the student's objectives
  • Final comprehensive oral examination
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Last Updated: Jan 23, 2013