M.Sc. On Campus

Mechanical Engineering

California State University Sacramento

12 months
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The Master of Science program in Mechanical Engineering offered by the California State University Sacramento prepares students for leadership in the practice of Mechanical Engineering.


The Mechanical Engineering program offered by the California State University Sacramento includes the study of scientific and technical principles underlying modern engineering practice and advanced mathematical techniques needed for their application in research and design.


  • Four areas are offered as specializations: Design and Dynamic Systems; Manufacturing and Material Engineering; Thermal and Fluids Systems; and Aerospace Systems. In each area there are specific course requirements to be met; all four specializations encompass Engineering Design.
  • Elective courses allow for the development of each student’s particular interests. An individual’s applied research or design study, presented in a Master's thesis or project, complements the formal class work and completes the program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Design and Dynamic Systems
  • Manufacturing and Material Engineering
  • Thermal and Fluids Systems
  • Aerospace Systems
  • Engineering Analysis 
  • Analysis of Aircraft Structures

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent;
  • a minimum GPA of 3.0 in the last 60 semester or 90 quarter units of BS Degree; and
  • English Language Requirement (for foreign students or domestic students with foreign documents).

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Sacramento

1190 - 1765 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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