M.Sc. On Campus

Mechanical Engineering

Oakland University

12 months
21258 USD/year
21258 USD/year
15948 USD/year
Tuition fee
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In the Mechanical Engineering program at Oakland University, you’ll get an exceptional education that raises your career trajectory and increases your earning potential. Whether you’re a full-time graduate student or a working mechanical engineer looking for a professional edge, the program equips you for advanced positions in research, leadership and product development.


Mechanical Engineering Master of Science: The Oakland University Advantage

The Mechanical Engineering program at Oakland University lets you work and study in a global hotbed for industrial innovation. Because of our location, we maintain world-class research facilities and public-private partnerships that few mechanical engineering graduate programs can match.

You’ll benefit from exceptional opportunities to:

  • Conduct applied research. Oakland University houses numerous one-of-a-kind mechanical engineering research centers, including the Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Materials (CAMM), the Chrysler Learning and Innovation Center (CLIC), the Fastening and Joining Research Institute (FAJRI), the Automotive Tribology Center, and the Clean Energy Research Center (CLEC). All these facilities provide you with unique opportunities to collaborate with corporate partners and renowned researchers on the mechanical engineering trends that are driving the next Industrial Revolution.
  • Get professional experience and training. Our extensive industry relationships create a seamless boundary between our campus and southeast Michigan’s vibrant technology sector. You’ll have ongoing interaction with professional mentors and potential employers in automotive, manufacturing, energy, and other mechanical engineering sectors.
  • Join a diverse community. We have an inclusive mechanical engineering masters program, with higher-than-usual percentages of women and international students. Our mechanical engineering student population reflects the diversity in today’s global workplaces.
  • Learn from industry veterans. Most of our faculty have active mechanical engineering careers. Many are working at the leading edge of research and technology development. In addition to providing high-level academic training, they can provide research opportunities, high-impact job recommendations, and other benefits that boost your career.

Mechanical Engineering Careers

Our master’s in mechanical engineering program welcomes full-time graduate students as well as professional engineers who are already in the work force and seek to qualify for senior positions and leadership roles.

If you’re already employed, you can keep working while you earn our mechanical engineering master’s degree because courses generally take place during evenings and weekends. Most students who come to the program from industry report increased salaries, higher job rank, and expanded responsibilities after graduation.

Whether you’re already in the workforce or preparing to enter it for the first time, our mechanical engineering master’s degree prepares you for to manage projects, supervise teams, guide research and development initiatives, and fill other leadership roles.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematical Analysis for Engineers 
  • Numerical Methods for Mechanical Engineering
  • Dynamics
  • Intermediate Fluid Mechanics
  • Material Properties and Processes
  • Automotive Driveline Dynamics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Two recommendations
  • Official scores from the GRE if you graduated from an institution not accredited by a regional accrediting agency of the USA
  • Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering or equivalent. A bachelor’s degree in physics, mathematics or other field of science may be acceptable, but a student presenting such a degree should plan to spend additional time in residence to gain proficiency in the fundamentals of engineering
  • GPA of 3.0
  • Official transcripts providing evidence of an earned baccalaureate degree from an accredited U.S. institution, OR a degree equivalent to a four-year U.S. baccalaureate degree
  • Official transcripts for all post-secondary educational institutions from which the applicant earned a degree and for all enrollment in graduate-level coursework beyond the bachelor’s degree
  • International university transcripts must be evaluated by a professional credential evaluation service
  • Proof of English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

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    21258 USD/year
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  • National

    21258 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 21258 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    15948 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 15948 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Rochester Hills

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.


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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