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Mechanical Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months


The Mechanical Engineering Graduate Program at Loyola Marymount University serves engineers desiring to advance their careers by providing a modern, professionally rigorous and conveniently administered educational program.

The graduate program degrees include:
  • The Master of Science in Engineering (M.S.) degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • A combined Bachelor of Science (B.S.) and Master of Science in Engineering (M.S.) degrees in Mechanical Engineering (available only for senior mechanical engineering undergraduates students at Loyola Marymount University).

The department prides itself on making a special effort to offer flexible course sequences and time schedules with convenient evening classes in order to make studies possible for both a full-time working engineer and a full-time student.

The program places a strong emphasis on industrial relevance. The faculty have extensive industrial experience and include individuals with worldwide reputations in their fields.

One of the strengths of the mechanical engineering graduate program is our synergy with the Systems Engineering Leadership Program (SELP) and the Loyola Marymount University MBA Program. Graduate mechanical engineering students can take elective courses from the SELP program and courses cross-listed with the MBA program, enhancing their understanding of technical program and business management.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Metallic processing, modeling, and failure analysis 
  • Dynamics and control with focus on micro- and nano-systems  
  • Applications of nanotechnology in medicine  
  • Additive manufacturing technology, rapid prototyping and 3D printing 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • Online Application
  • $50 Application Fee
  • Official Transcripts (two copies) of all colleges and universities attended
  • Official TOEFL score or IELTS score (for international students)
  • Two letters of recommendation (unless otherwise specified)
  • Official test scores (GMAT, GRE, CBEST, etc.)
  • Personal statement and/or resume
  • Program-specific forms, application or interview

Tuition Fee

  • National

    1162 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1162 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Based on : $1,162 per unit

Living costs for Los Angeles

  • 1520 - 2570 USD/month
    Living Costs

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