36 months
1055 USD/credit 10550 USD/year
1055 USD/credit 10550 USD/year
703 USD/credit 7030 USD/year
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Mechanical Engineering from Western Michigan University aims to promote proficiency in advanced engineering design, modeling, and analysis, provide opportunities for independent, creative discovery through active participation in innovative research and to enhance competency in technical communication.


Mechanical Engineering from Western Michigan University helps students become familiar with design, synthesis, engineering computer applications and mechanical systems.

Career Prospects

Graduates with the Master of Science in Engineering (Mechanical) look forward to career opportunities at higher levels of responsibility.  The areas of opportunities include, but are not limited to, mechanical systems and structural dynamics, system design and controls, smart and biomaterials, mechanics of composite materials, experimental stress analysis, fatigue and fracture of engineering materials, vehicle dynamics, experimental and computational fluid dynamics, thermal and power systems, alternate and renewable energy, fuel cells, combustion, noise and vibrations, finite element analysis, and micro and nano-technology.  Opportunities for mechanical engineers continue to develop with the rapid expansion of the knowledge base.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Differential Equations and Linear Algebra
  • Materials Science for Engineers 
  • Mechanics of Materials 
  • Dynamics
  • Electives

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from an institution with an ABET/EAC accredited program.
  • Submit results of the general Graduate Record Examination (GRE).
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Copy of passport identification page
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended or are attending, including diplomas, examination results, mark sheets and certificates
  • $100 non-refundable application fee
  • Proof of sufficient funds for the first academic year of study at WMU according to estimated cost of attendance
  • This program requires three recommendations

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1055 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    10550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1055 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • In-State

    7030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 703 USD per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for Kalamazoo

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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