Graduate Degrees and Programs

Each degree option is a little different. Explore the pages below to determine the program for which you would like to apply.

Research Programs and Major Professor

See which research areas interest you by reviewing our research page! The Department has developed six strategic research foci areas, Computational Sciences, Energy, Fluids, Health, Multi-scale Engineering, and Systems. We have also outlined the faculty areas of expertise to better guide you as to what faculty you may be interested in working with during your graduate education.

Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs

Students also may select the Mechanical Engineering department as their home department to pursue graduate degrees in one of these interdepartmental majors:

Grad Admissions Timeline

Research degree (Ph.D. and M.S.) app deadline
*initial review within two weeks
Fall admission: February 7
Spring admission: September 1

For Fall 2021, the application deadline has been extended to February 7th.  All applications are fully reviewed upon receipt, and we strongly recommend that full applications be submitted by February 7, 2021.

Coursework degree (M.Eng.) app deadline
*decision within two weeks
Fall admission: July 15
Spring admission: December 1

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