Mechanical Engineering, M.Sc. | San José State University | San Jose, United States
12 months
7176 USD/year
7176 USD/year
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The Mechanical Engineering MSc program from San José State University is designed to afford ample opportunity for working engineers to continue their education. 


The Mechanical Engineering MSc program from San José State University offers courses and scholarly activities in such areas as computational fluid dynamics, thermodynamics, heat transfer, rigid-body dynamics, robotics, vibrations, product design, finite element methods, computer-aided mechanical engineering design and optimization, controls and manufacturing engineering and mechatronic systems engineering.

Graduates with Mechanical Engineering from San José State University will gain:

  • A strong foundation beyond the undergraduate level in their chosen focus area as well as in mathematics, basic science and engineering fundamentals, to successfully compete for technical engineering positions in the local, national and global engineering market, advance in their current position or pursue doctoral studies.
  • Professional and lifelong learning skills to be able to apply and extend theory to solve practical contemporary engineering problems.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to read, write and comprehend technical documents.
  • Ability to think and work independently to perform design and in-depth analysis in solving open-ended mechanical engineering problems.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Mechanical Engineering Analysis 
  • Finite Element Methods in Engineering 
  • Engineering Reports and Graduate Research 
  • Project Planning 
  • Computer-Aided Mechanical Engineering Design
  • Mechanical Engineering Project 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • U.S. bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution, or the completion of a 4-year bachelor’s degree from a recognized, accredited, and approved institution from a country outside of the U.S. 
  • A 2.5 institutional GPA (from the 0.0-4.0 U.S. grading scale) in the last degree completed, or a 2.5 GPA in the last two years of full time study.
  • Good academic standing at the last institution attended.
  • English Language Proficiency Exam
  • International Coursework and Degrees
  • Submit U.S./Canada Transcripts
  • Submit Test Scores
  • Submit Declaration of Finance Form
  • Submit Bank Letter or Bank Statement
  • Submit Copy of Current Passport
  • Submit Copy of Current Visa

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3588 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3588 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • Non-CA Resident tuition includes an additional $396 per unit.

Living costs for San Jose

1740 - 3150 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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