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Online M.S. in Mechanical Engineering

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Next start date: August 31, 2022

Application deadline: August 17, 2022
Credit hours required: 30

Tuition cost: $29,850
No. 14
Best Online Master’s in Mechanical Engineering Programs

Source: U.S. News & World Report (2022)

Our online Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering leverages Michigan State University’s extensive mechanical engineering research as well as our connections to industrial giants. With advanced knowledge and skills from an institution ranked among the Top 100 Best Global Universities by Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings 2022, mechanical engineers can position themselves not only to succeed in the classroom but to transform their disciplines and organizations.

The online master’s in mechanical engineering engages with the most advanced thinking in the discipline, preparing engineers to confront major challenges in areas such as manufacturing, automation, design optimization, biomechanics and cryogenics. Engineering professionals gain the expertise they need to excel as leaders at the forefront of rapidly evolving technology and processes.


Online M.S. in Mechanical Engineering Program


“Mechanical engineers are the world’s problem solvers – we find solutions to challenges that span an array of areas. Our internationally recognized faculty address societal problems in a vast range of areas – including biomechanics, energy, manufacturing, fluid flow, robotics, autonomous vehicles and aerospace. MSU offers tremendous opportunities for students in the pursuit of a graduate degree – beyond that of the classroom. Our faculty are willing to engage with students and share their expertise and experiences related to industry, new product development, start-up ventures or their cutting edge research. We look forward to having you become part of our community.”
Tamara Bush, PhD
ASME Fellow, AIMBE Fellow, Chair of Mechanical Engineering at MSU

Our online master’s program cultivates the skills to fuel innovative problem solving. Mechanical engineers have the chance to expand their knowledge in a broad, ever-changing discipline that affects every organization, industry and area of research. Online students benefit from the full support of an R1 research institution and mentorship from a faculty advisor to help them reach their individual career goals.

The online master’s in mechanical engineering program offers a choice of two in-demand tracks:

  • Thermal Fluids Science and Engineering
  • Mechanics, Dynamics, and Manufacturing

Learn more about the curriculum and courses.


MSU Mechanical Engineering Faculty


The Department of Mechanical Engineering faculty are highly recognized in academic research and industry. Our professors include 12 American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME) Fellows as well as six fellows in other prestigious societies. Faculty members have also been recognized by the National Science Foundation, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research and the Fulbright Scholar Program.

Professors at MSU are committed to offer individualized mentorship and help our students develop to their full potential as technical professionals. Faculty members prepare engineers to succeed through examples leveraged from research, connections with leading industry practitioners and the collective, multidisciplinary expertise of the MSU College of Engineering.

Learn more about our faculty.

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