Missouri University of Science and Technology

Distance & Online Programs

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering


216 Centennial Hall, 300 West 12th St.

Rolla, KS 65409

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Format: Online

Program Description:

In our highly technical and automated world, there is a continual and growing demand for mechanical engineers. Mechanical engineering is one of the broadest engineering disciplines you can enter. Mechanical engineers work in a wide spectrum of industries – aerospace, automotive, bioengineering, communications, food processing, petroleum and product manufacturing.

Missouri University of Science and Technology's master's degree program in mechanical engineering offers a comprehensive education with four emphasis areas: mechanics and system design, manufacturing, materials and structures, and energy conversion and transport.This is a non-thesis degree program and requires 30 credit hours of coursework to complete. Students can tailor their program of study using up to 9 credit hours of out-of-department courses.


Since 1913, Missouri University of Science and Technology has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Eligibility Requirements:

BS degree with GPA of 3.0 or greater or BS with GPA of 2.75 or greater (conditional admission); GRE V+Q of 1100 or greater and GRE AW of 3.5 or greater. International requirement: In addition to GRE requirement, TOEFL IBT of 86 or greater or satisfactorily complete an approved English Language Institute. Applicants who have completed a graduate certificate program from Missouri S&T are eligible for automatic admission and need not satisfy the above requirements.

International Student Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree with GPA = 3.0 with a degree in aerospace or mechanical engineering, or a related engineering or science field and GRE V+Q = 302 (1100 based on previous scale) and GRE AW = 3.5; TOEFL IBT = 88 or satisfactorily complete an approved English Language Institute program.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 30 credit hours for

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $1,194.51 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Loans Offered: Students are encouraged to check with the Financial Aid Office upon application.

Locale: Remote Town

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