M.S. in Mechanical Engineering

Develop a greater technical competency in several major concentrations of practice in mechanical engineering.

M.S. in Mechanical Engineering

M.S. Mechanical Engineering Curriculum

A course outline for our M.S. Mechanical Engineering degree program.

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The Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering provides excellence in the field of engineering and applied sciences that will enhance your career. Study is concentrated around acoustics, alternative and renewable energy, dynamical systems & controls, mechanics, nano synthesis and manufacturing, robotics, smart materials and thermal and fluid mechanics. Research facilities in our Composites laboratory, subsonic wind tunnel, flow visualization laboratory, data acquisition and controls laboratory, bioengineering and biomaterials center, biomechanics laboratory, biofluidics laboratory offer great opportunities to explore your chosen subject area.

Research areas

  • Dynamics, robotics and controls
  • Mechanics of materials
  • Materials science and engineering
  • Thermal and fluid mechanics

Degree Requirements

A minimum of 30 semester hours of graduate-level coursework is required. Students may choose to complete a research (thesis or research project) or a non-research (coursework only) option. 

Students pursuing the thesis option must complete 24 semester hours of graduate-level coursework and complete 6 semester hours of thesis. Students completing the project must complete 27 semester hours of graduate-level coursework and 3 semester hours of a research project. Students pursuing the non-research option must complete 30 semester hours of graduate-level coursework.

Required Courses

  • ENGR 5011 Engineering Mathematics I
  • ENGR 5012 Engineering Mathematics II
  • ENGR 5117 Experimental Methods
  • ENGR 5314 Continuum Mechanics

For more information about curriculum and course requirements review the Mechanical Engineering M.S. Bulletin

Learn more about the Temple Mechanical Engineering Department