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Mechanical Engineering

The University of Texas at Tyler

12 months
21102 USD/year
21102 USD/year
9798 USD/year
Tuition fee
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As the broadest of the engineering fields, the Mechanical Engineering program of The University of Texas at Tyler allows students to develop expertise in areas ranging from design, manufacturing and thermal and fluid sciences to solid mechanics and mechanical control.


Advance to Leadership as a Principal Engineer, Manager or Researcher

A master of science in mechanical engineering from The University of Texas at Tyler prepares you for an exciting career in a wide variety of industrial and business operations.

  • Complete your master’s degree in mechanical engineering by attending evening classes or online classes that fit easily into most busy work schedules.
  • Study in state-of-the-art facilities that include advanced labs for fabrication, instrumentation, manufacturing, materials and metrology, mechatronics, numerical simulation and thermal sciences/fluid dynamics.

Graduates of the Mechanical Engineering program of The University of Texat at Tyler are employed as group leaders, principal engineers, managers and R&D technical staff in both public and private enterprises. Our graduates hold positions in organizations such as Trane, Carrier, Air Rover, Center Energy, General Dynamics, General Electric, Schlumberger, Lockheed Martin, VME Process and Texas Instruments.

Master’s in Mechanical Engineering: Career-focused. Research-based.

  • Take courses that integrate independent research with established engineering methodology.
  • To earn your degree, write a master’s thesis or choose to take six additional graduate semester credit hours, including at least three in a project course that culminates in an engineering report on a significant design or analysis project or simply take six additional graduate semester credit hours for the professional development option.
  • Complete a flexible master’s program that you can tailor to meet your career needs and aspirations.
  • Join the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) student chapter to network with professional engineers and explore career options.

Career Outlook

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates employment growth at 5% through 2022 for the mechanical engineering field. However, as one of the broadest of engineering disciplines, there are opportunities for professionals in this field to apply skills in related areas of engineering.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Engineering Mathematics
  • Solar Engineering
  • Manufacturing Systems
  • Engineering Project Management
  • Vibration Analysis of Rotating machinery
  • Finite Element Method

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • There are additional requirements for international students such as a detailed international transcript evaluation which determines an applicant's degree comparability to a US bachelor's degree (UT Tyler does NOT evaluate international transcripts). Must have a demonstrated proficiency in the use of the English language, both spoken and written
  • Satisfactory GRE score
  • A minimum grade point average of 3.0/4.0 based on the student's last four semesters of academic study and last 60 semester credit hours of upper division undergraduate of graduate courses
  • A bachelor’s degree in a mechanical engineering program accredited by the ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission. Students who have not earned such a degree will be required to complete prerequisite (leveling) coursework
  • A Statement of Purpose including goals on Graduate education and research interests must be included in the application

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21102 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10551 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    21102 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10551 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9798 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4899 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Tyler

935 - 1732 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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