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Engineering - Mechanical Engineering (Online), M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 13 months
University rank #149 (BCR) Online
Position yourself for success with an online Master of Science in Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Riverside.
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The online Master of Science in Engineering with a specialization in Mechanical Engineering explores high-level areas of mechanical engineering, including control systems, sustainable design and thermofluids systems and the practical use of gaseous plasmas.

A Master of Science in Engineering in Mechanical Engineering can be a tremendous investment in your future.

Mechanical engineers can find employment in a variety of professional arenas, including:

  • Manufacturing of machinery
  • Computers
  • Electronics
  • Transportation equipment
  • Fabricated metal products
  • Engineering and architecture services

Career Advancement

The UCR online M.S. in Engineering with a specialization in Mechanical Engineering offers technical expertise and leadership strategy to help you make fast, significant strides in your career. The convenient online program can be completed in 13 months, allowing you to earn your degree without taking a leave of absence from your job. Your employer may even be willing to cover some, if not all, of the program costs.

Become a Cross-Functional Leader

Whether you’re a mechanical engineer or looking to make a shift from a different engineering field, this program can help you become a cross-functional engineering leader who can manage teams across multiple disciplines. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engineering in the Global Environment 
  • Technology Innovation and Strategy for Engineers 
  • Introduction to Systems Engineering 
  • Principles of Engineering Management 
  • Plasma-aided Manufacturing and Materials Processing 
  • Secure and Reliable Control Systems 
  • Sustainable Product Design
  • Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics 
  • Design and Analysis of Engineering Experiments

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Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 13 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field from an accredited institution
  • Official transcripts
  • GPA
  • GRE/FE scores
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores (for international applicants)
  • Evidence of significant professional engineering experience
  • Professional certifications
  • Reference letters

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee


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