Mechanical Engineering, M.Sc. | University of Cincinnati | Cincinnati, United States
24 months
1008 USD/year
1008 USD/year
1008 USD/year
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The Mechanical Engineering graduate program at the University of Cincinnati in the School of Dynamic Systems offers both MS and PhD degrees.  The MS degree requires the completion of a thesis.


Graduate-level courses in core Mechanical Engineering areas as well as in emerging areas are offered.  Academically, the Mechanical Engineering program offered by the University of Cincinnati is grouped into four research foci consisting of:  (1) Intelligent Prognostics and Autonomous Systems; (2) Advanced Vehicle Technologies; (3) Micro, Nano, and Bio-Health Systems; and (4) Integrated Product and Process Development.

Career Prospects

The School has state-of-the-art research laboratories in Vibrations and Acoustics, Computational Mechanics, Nanotechnology, Manufacturing, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Thermal Processing and Thermal Fluids, Bio-Fluids, Heat Mass Transfer, Fuel-Cells and Microscale Flow and Heat Transfer.  Currently, five major research centers are housed in the School of Dynamic Systems, which provide many opportunities for students and faculty to engage in scholarly research and knowledge creation.  These are:
  • NSF Industry-University Cooperative Research Center for Intelligent Maintenance Systems
  • UC Simulation Center – a UC/P&G Collaboratory
  • PACE Global Design and Manufacturing Center
  • NSF Engineering Research Center for Revolutionizing Metallic Biomaterials
  • NIOSH Occupational Safety and Health Engineering Center
In addition, faculties in SDS receive research funding from national agencies (NSF, DOE, NASA, DOD, EPA) as well as numerous industries.  Research assistantships and teaching assistantships are available on a competitive basis.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fuzzy Control Systems 
  • Intelligent Systems 
  • Numerical Methods for Aerospace Fluid Mechanics
  • Numerical Analysis 
  • Applied Linear Algebra

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Fall Semester - rolling admission


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • graduate admissions application (online)
  • hold a baccalaureate degree (or higher) from a college or university regarded as standard by a regional or general accrediting agency, and have at least a B average in undergraduate course work
  • there is a $5 surcharge for international applications.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1008 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 504 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    1008 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 504 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    1008 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 504 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Cincinnati

1000 - 1650 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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