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Mechanical Engineering

Program Description

The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers courses of study leading to M.S. and Ph.D. degrees. The department offers an Accelerated Bachelor’s/Master’s program for students who wish to combine their undergraduate studies with a master’s degree and thesis. Graduate certificates in Mechatronics and in Computational Thermal/Fluid Dynamics consist of a sequence of four graduate courses in a specific technical area. Credits from a graduate certificate apply to the M.S. degree program.

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Degrees Offered:

Post-Baccalaureate certificates in Mechatronics and in Computational Thermal/Fluid Dynamics


Biomechanical Engineering
Design, Manufacturing and Engineering Systems
Solid Mechanics and Materials Engineering
Thermal/Fluid Sciences

Department:  Mechanical Engineering

Part-Time or Full-Time:  Full-time, Part-Time

Online or On Campus:  On Campus

Accelerated Bachelor’s/Master’s

Admissions Requirements

Required for domestic students:

Undergraduate GPA required: for MS Program >= 3.0 ; for PhD Program >= 3.3 (on 4.0 scale)

GRE Test is optional


Required for international students:

GRE: Minimum Quantitative Score: MS = 148; PhD = 153

TOEFL: Minimum 80 (IBT) or IELTS 6.5 (No Provisional English Proficiency Admissions provided)

Undergraduate GPA required for: MS >= 3.0 ; PhD >= 3.3 (on 4.0 scale).

Undergraduate degree in mechanical, aerospace, environmental, or chemical engineering strongly recommended.


Term of Admission: Fall and Spring

Domestic Application Deadlines: June 1 and November 1

International Application Deadlines: January 1 and May 1

Contact Us

Main Contact Info: 410-455-3330

Graduate Program Director:

Charles Eggleton, 410-455-3330,

Graduate Program Coordinator:

Chuck Smithson, 410-455-3357,

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