Master of Engineering Science

The Master of Engineering Science is a thesis option program that prepares students to independently develop solution in develop solution in develop solution in their selected engineering disciplines. The student should select a department academic advisor and a graduate committee must be formed before the student has completed 15 semester hours of graduate work. No credit toward a graduate degree will be granted unless approved by the student’s graduate committee.

Degree Requirements

  1. All College of Graduate Studies general degree requirements
  2. A minimum of 9 semester hours of core courses (ENGR 5331, ENGR 5332 and ENGR 5333 or those approved by Senior Academic Advisor of Engineering Graduate Programs)
  3. A minimum of 15 semester hours (five courses) of electives. Other courses approved by department graduate advisor may satisfy part of this requirement
  4. Satisfactory completion and defense of a Master’s thesis (a minimum of 6 semester hours of ENGR 5390 and ENGR 5391)

Earn a degree that matches your interests!


The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers graduate courses in three fields to personalize your degree:

Advanced Mechanical Design, Optimization and Simulation
Energy Conversion and Conservation
Materials Engineering