M.Sc. On Campus

Mechanical Engineering

Fairfield University

24 months
900 USD/credit 14850 USD/year
900 USD/credit 14850 USD/year
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Fairfield University's Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (MSME) is designed to serve the needs of practicing engineers, and those aspiring to an advanced degree in mechanical engineering and related specializations. 


Students on the Mechanical Engineering program from Fairfield University will have the option of specializing in one of two broad concentrations: thermal systems or mechanical systems.

No matter which field you chose, you will receive instruction and guidance in effective learning environments, using an intuitive curriculum. You will also be able to identify, formulate, and solve advanced problems, and gain the techniques, skills, and modern analytical and software tools necessary to thrive in Mechanical Engineering.

Career & Professional Opportunities

Graduates hold titles such as:

  • Product engineer
  • Design engineer
  • Development engineer
  • Product manager
  • Manufacturing engineer
  • Quality engineer
  • Reliability engineer
  • Materials engineer
  • Thermal engineer
  • Energy engineer
  • Plant engineer
  • R&D engineer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engineering Applications of Numerical Methods
  • Thermal Management of Microdevices
  • Energy Conversion
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Turbomachinery

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.


33 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Completed Application for Graduate Admission form 
  • A Non-refundable $60 Application Fee made payable to Fairfield University (paid by credit card if applying online).
  • A Professional Resume. Applicants are required to submit a current resume that includes employment and education history.
  • A Personal Statement. Students should describe why they want to undertake graduate studies in the program for which they are applying.
  • Official transcripts verifying completion of an undergraduate degree. (All foreign transcripts must be evaluated by an approved evaluating service.)
  • Two Recommendation Forms and Letters, one of which must be from a current supervisor or professor.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 900 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    14850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 900 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Fairfield

1736 - 2740 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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