MS in Engineering (Concentration in Mechanical Design)

Home Department: Mechanical Engineering

Available:  May be completed through Distance Learning or On Campus

Program Advisor/Contact:
Dr. Bassem Ramadan

NOTE:  Effective October 1st, 2016, the Concentration in Mechanical Design will no longer be offered.  Students already pursuing this Concentration may remain and finish their MSE program, or choose to change their concentration to the new Mechanical Engineering Concentration.  Contact the Program Advisor with any questions.

Program Overview

The Master of Science in Engineering is a professional master’s program that builds on an undergraduate engineering program by offering additional depth and greater mastery in a number of technical areas. 

Program Objectives

All graduates of the Master of Science in Engineering program will:

  • Deepen their knowledge and increase their mastery of technical areas that match their personal career goals.
  • Be better prepared to advance in positions of technical and/or managerial leadership.
  • Develop their ability to sustain a life-long career in engineering, through continuing self-directed learning and professional development activities.

Students in this program will be provided the skills and knowledge needed to be engineering leaders in modern industry. This program has sound engineering practices supported by the extensive industrial experience of the faculty. The student will receive a Master’s degree upon completion of ten (10) courses within the program. This program has a thesis option.

Program Curriculum Requirements

Completion of 40 credits as follows:

FINC-619Financial Management 14
IME-660Design for Manufacture and Assembly4
MECH-516Introduction to Finite Element Analysis with Structural Applications4
MECH-600Engineering Mathematics with Applications4
MECH-610Mechanics of Materials I: Linear Elasticity4
MECH-611Mechanics of Material II: Nonlinear Elastic-Plastic Behavior4
MECH-615Engineering Optimization4
MECH-643Noise, Vibration & Harshness4
Thesis or 600-Level technical elective4
Technical Elective (may consist of a 500-level course)4
Total Credit Hours40

Contact your academic advisor if you have prerequisite issues

Refer to the Graduate Course Offering Matrices Website (Department of Mechanical Engineering section) for information as to which terms courses are offered. This will allow you to plan when you take each course and complete the program.