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2021-2022 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
    
 
  Apr 20, 2024
 
2021-2022 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Mechanical Engineering - Professional Track, MSME


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Master of Science - Professional Track


The Master of Science, Professional Track is designed for individuals seeking advanced study in mechanical engineering. The program is oriented toward full-time students seeking a career in industry, and part-time students currently working in industry.

During the first term in the program the student must submit a plan of study for approval by the department. This plan of study should be prepared under the guidance of the student’s faculty advisor with the purpose of developing mastery of specified knowledge and skills in one or more of the following areas: (1) Dynamic Systems and Control; (2) Thermal and Fluid Sciences (3) Micro-nano Electromechanical Systems; (4) Advanced Manufacturing and Design; (5) Solid Mechanics and Materials; and (6) Computational and Data-Enabled Engineering.

Completion of the professional master’s degree requires a total of 30 didactic letter-graded course credits. At least one of the courses must be a mathematics course from the following list:

Students may take up to 9 graduate course credits from other engineering, mathematics, or science departments with the approval of their faculty advisor.

The most current list of courses in the MEMS Department can be found at the bottom of the Department page .

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