The creativity and research of the Mechanical Engineering profession impact health, exploration, manufacturing and high technology industries throughout the world. Mechanical engineering is and will remain critical in areas as diverse as space exploration, environmental control, defense, transportation and bioengineering.

The Master of Science (MS) in Mechanical Engineering program is geared toward providing students and practicing engineers with advanced studies in several areas of specialization. The degree is available in either a thesis or a non-thesis program.

Major Areas of Specialization

  • Thermo/Fluid
  • Mechanics/Materials
  • Design and Manufacturing

Mechanical Engineering Admission Requirements
Prospective students must satisfy all university admission requirements as well as the specific program requirements. Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission into the program.

Financial Aid and Scholarships
FIU and the College of Engineering and Computing offer a variety of fellowships, assistantships, and scholarships to qualified domestic and international students. The amounts of these awards vary depending on the type of award, but they may provide full tuition and a monthly stipend.

Degree Requirements
The program is available in both a thesis and a non-thesis option. Thesis students shall complete a minimum of 24 semester credit hours of course work, plus 6 semester credit hours of Master’s Thesis Research, as well as a Graduate Seminar. Non-thesis students shall complete a minimum of 33 semester credit hours of graduate course work, one semester of Graduate Seminar, and a Comprehensive exam.

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