Pursuing an advanced degree is an important step towards a rewarding, life-long career in the field of mechanical engineering. The faculty of the Department of Mechanical Engineering take great pride in providing the best possible educational experience for all of our graduate students. By combining broad fundamental understanding, as found in the core graduate courses, with specialized skills obtained in more advanced graduate courses, the foundation for a successful research experience is guaranteed.
The Department offers MS and PhD programs. MS thesis and PhD dissertation work provides opportunities to obtain the skills necessary to define, formulate and solve novel problems. At each level of the graduate program experience there is close collaboration between the students and the faculty.
Financially attractive fellowships and assistantships, which include full tuition waiver and stipend, are available to qualifying students pursuing either degree.