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MS Mechanical Engineering

 Course Level
Masters / PG
 Type
Full Time

 Duration
2 Years
 Start month
September

 Tuition fee

International
16208 USD
National
16208 USD

Application fee

International 95 USD
National 95 USD
Department
Mccormick School of Engineering
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)7
TOEFL-IBT (min)90
TOEFL-PBT (min)577
GRE (avg)320
GMAT (avg)724
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About this course

The MS program in mechanical engineering is designed to provide the student with advanced technical knowledge beyond what is offered in a bachelor's program and offers some exposure to research at the cutting edge of today's technology.

The MS program requires at least three quarters of course work and the completion of a thesis or project on a research topic. It is possible for students to complete the program in as little as nine months although most students take between 12 and 15 months to complete all the requirements.

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Eligibility Criteria

Those whose native language is not English must also supply Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores with a minimum of 577 or higher on the paper-based text, 233 or higher on the computer-based test, and 90 or higher on the Internet-based test.

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Course Modules

BREADTH REQUIREMENT
Thesis or non-thesis MS students must take at least one course from four of the eight subareas: solids, fluids/thermodynamics/energy, dynamics/controls, design/manufacturing/tribology, MEMS/nanotechnology, biomedical/biology, mathematics/sciences, and engineering management.

SOLIDS
ME 327, ME 362 ME 426-1, ME 426-2, ME 456, ME 466, ME 495 (fracture mechanics), ME 495 (dynamics deformation), ME 495 (thin films), ME 495 (metamaterials), ME 495 (multi-functional materials), CE 413, CE 414-1, CE 414-2, CE 415, CE 417-1, CE 422

FLUIDS/THERMODYNAMICS/ENERGY
ME 370, ME 373, ME 377, ME 395 (energy), ME 395 (nuclear reactor), ME 395 (life cycle analysis), ME 420, ME 423, ME 424, ME 425, ESAM 426, ESAM 427, ESAM 429-1, ESAM 429-2

DYNAMICS/CONTROL
ME 314, ME 333, ME 363, ME 390, ME 433*, ME 448, ME 449, ME 450, ME 454, ME 495 (computational nanodynamics), EECS 360, EECS 374

DESIGN/MANUFACTURING/TRIBOLOGY
ME 315, ME 320, ME 340-1, ME 340-2*, ME 340-3, ME 341, ME 346, ME 366, ME 432, ME 439, ME 441, ME 442, ME 445, ME 446, ME 451, ME 495 (computational stat methods for design), ME 495 (sustainable manufacturing)

MEMS/NANOTECHNOLOGY
ME 381, ME 382, ME 385, ME 417, ME 418, ME 451, ME 495 (computational nanodynamics), ME 495 (metamaterials), ME 495 (mechanics of cells and bioMEMS)

BIOMEDICAL/BIOLOGY
ME 495 (mech of cells and bioMEMS), BME 462, BME 464, BME 465, BME 467

MATHEMATICS/SCIENCES
ESAM 311-1,2,3, ESAM 322, ESAM 346, ESAM 411-1,2,3, ESAM 420-1,2,3, ESAM 421-1,2,3, ESAM 424-1,2, ESAM 426, ESAM 427, ESAM 429-1,2, ESAM 430-1,2,3, ESAM 446-1,2,3, EECS 328, ME 432

ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT**
IEMS 402, IEMS 407, IEMS 415, IEMS 426, IEMS 486, IEMS 490

* Note that ME 340-2 and ME 433 are undergraduate senior design courses that are project-based and have a much higher workload than most other courses.

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How to Apply

1. $95 non-refundable application fee, paid via credit card through the online application process

2. Completed online application form

3. The following documents need to be submitted online:

  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Two letters of recommendation

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