M.Sc. On Campus

Mechanical Engineering

Loyola Marymount University

12 months
16620 USD/year
16620 USD/year
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The Mechanical Engineering program of Loyola Marymount University provides a modern, professionally rigorous and flexible experience for mechanical engineers.


The Mechanical Engineering program of Loyola Marymount University is geared towards:

  • Mechanical engineers working domestically and internationally who wish to advance their careers and increase their value within the industry.
  • Senior LMU undergraduates in mechanical engineering who wish to earn a master's in mechanical engineering in one year through the 4+1 Program.

The industry-relevant program is flexible to meet the needs of both working professionals and full-time students. The program works in synergy with other LMU master's programs such as the Systems Engineering and Engineering Management program and the LMU MBA program, to provide students with the opportunity to broaden their knowledge base in both technical engineering and business management. Join the master's in Mechanical Engineering program at LMU to advance your career.

Why choose a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering at LMU?

The master's in Mechanical Engineering at Loyola Marymount University is designed for both full-time students and industry professionals currently working in the field. Our rigorous program puts new engineers on the path to success and changes career trajectories for engineering professionals. Consider the benefits:

Industry-Relevant Professional Development:

  • Program faculty apply strong industry backgrounds to coursework.
  • Faculty are recognized experts in their field.
  • Program cohorts are made up primarily of industry professionals, allowing for connections within the engineering field.
  • Small class sizes offer valuable faculty mentorships for professional growth and career advancement.


  • Students can complete the program in just 1.5 or 2 years (plus, a 1-year degree option for the combined BS/MS in Mechanical Engineering).
  • Fully interactive remote learning, flexible scheduling and evening classes accommodate the busy lives of working professionals.
  • Thesis or non-thesis options are available, based on each student's individual learning goals.

Multi-Disciplinary Approach:

  • Program aligns with the Systems Engineering and Engineering Management Program for students driven to become workplace leaders of highly complex technical endeavors.
  • Mechanical Engineering students may also take courses within LMU's Master of Business Administration program in order to deepen their understanding of business management within the engineering industry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Computer-Aided Manufacturing
  • Materials Selection in Design
  • Advanced Mechanics of Materials
  • Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  • Modern Methods in Materials Science

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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International applicants are encouraged to submit their application and materials at least three months prior to the first term of their enrollment.


30 alternative credits


On Campus

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General requirements

  • All applicants must possess a Bachelor of Science degree or an undergraduate engineering degree. This degree must include the following: 3 semester hours (1 course) of general chemistry, 12 semester hours (4 courses) of science, which could include biology, chemistry, or physics, Mathematics courses through differential equations
  • Undergraduate Mechanical Engineering majors at LMU who are applying for the combined B.S. / M.S. in Mechanical Engineering must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Application for Admission: including the application fee ($50.00).
  • One copy of Official Transcripts: From all schools attended since high school (secondary school).
  • Transcript Evaluation
  • TOEFL/IELTS scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16620 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 16620 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    16620 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 16620 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Los Angeles

1520 - 2570 USD /month
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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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