Mechanical Engineering, M.Sc. | Online (optional) | Michigan Technological University | Houghton, United States
12 months
26505 USD/year
26505 USD/year
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The Mechanical Engineering program of Michigan Technological University focuses on ground (automotive), sea, or air mobility; energy systems and microgrids; space systems; or biosystems in engineering. Investigate autonomous robotic systems; noise, vibration, and harshness; or nano-to-macro materials systems and simulations—both computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and finite element analysis (FEA).


Who You'll Work With

In the Mechanical Engineering program of Michigan Technological University students work side-by-side with faculty and industry on initiatives that range from nanotechnology to space systems. Our department is one of the largest in the nation, with more than 40 full-time faculty members and 380 graduate students. Our annual research expenditures exceed $13 million, funded by industry, the National Science Foundation, NASA, Department of Energy, Department of Defense, and many others.

Where You'll Work

Cutting-edge laboratories will be your second home. Our extensive facilities include the Alternative Energy Research Building, the Nonlinear and Autonomous Systems Lab, the Human-Interactive Robotics Lab, the Ion Space Propulsion Lab, and the Human-Centered Monitoring Lab—to name a few.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Engineering Communication
  • Continuum Mechanics/Elasticity
  • Nanoscale Science and Technology
  • Advanced Mechanics of Matls
  • Experimental Stress Analysis
  • Finite Element and Variational Methods in Engineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or closely related technical field - Students with degrees in other fields may be required to take preparatory courses
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation (waived for Michigan Tech undergrads)
  • Résumé / Curriculum vitae
  • Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale
  • GRE not required
  • No Additional Documents Accepted
  • TOEFL: Recommended Score of 90 iBT
  • IELTS: Recommended Score of 6.5 overall
  • Michigan Tech requires a minimum 79 overall TOEFL or 6.5 overall IELTS score.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26505 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 26505 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    26505 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26505 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Houghton

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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