Auburn University

Master of Engineering Degree

This interdisciplinary degree allows you the option to customize courses that fit your interests and requirements. The flexibility of this program will allow you to perform your current job more effectively or enhance your skill set to expand your job opportunities.

Degree Requirements

The degree requires a coordinated program of 30-credit hours of graduate level coursework. In conjunction with an engineering faculty advisory committee, each student will design a plan of study to meet his or her specific needs and interests. The plan must identify multiple outcomes, each of which should be supported by multiple courses in the plan of study. The plan must contain at least 21 hours of 6000-level and above engineering courses. There is no thesis requirement, and research and thesis credits cannot be used to meet the requirements of this degree.


Admission Information


A relevant bachelor’s degree from an accredited U.S. institution is expected for admission. Exceptions to this could be approved if the student has the background needed to complete the graduate engineering courses that would be taken as part of the degree. The GRE is not required. 


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