Mechanical Engineering, M.Sc. | Catholic University of America | Washington, D. C., United States
12 months
52800 USD/year
52800 USD/year
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The Department of Mechanical Engineering  from Catholic University of America offers a Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Mechanical Engineering. The degree requires 30 credit hours, consisting of either 10 courses or 8 courses and a master's thesis.


Candidates for Mechanical Engineering graduate studies from Catholic University of America plan their program in consultation with an adviser. Maximum flexibility in scope of studies is afforded by utilization of courses offered in other departments of the university or other area universities through the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan area.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers two graduate programs leading to the degrees of Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (M.S.M.E.):

  • Professional Master's Program - for recent graduates and practicing engineers interested in specialized areas to enhance their careers. The program emphasizes advances in existing and emerging technologies. Master's thesis is optional.
  • Master's Program (pre-doctoral) - for students interested in pursuing a Ph.D. Master's thesis is required.
  • Programme Structure

    Research Areas

    • Acoustics and Wave Propagation
    • Advanced and Nonlinear Dynamics
    • Aerospace Engineering
    • Clean Energy Production and Use
    • Computational Methods (FEM and CFD)
    • Electronic Packaging

    Key information


    • Full-time
      • 12 months

    Start dates & application deadlines


    30 SCH


    On Campus

    Academic requirements

    We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • Every International applicant needs to return a completed application.
    • Submit a $60 nonrefundable application fee. Payment must be in the form of a check or money order payable in U.S. currency to The Catholic University of America.
    • Demonstrate English language proficiency
    • Submit confirmation of financial support
    • Submit secondary school report with translated transcripts
    • Receive your admission packet with visa information
    • Secondary School Report
    • Official/Attested Copy of Transcripts

    Tuition Fee

    To alway see correct tuition fees
    • International

      52800 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 26400 USD per semester during 12 months.
    • National

      52800 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 26400 USD per semester during 12 months.

    Living costs for Washington, D. C.

    1705 - 2975 USD /month
    Living costs

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


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