24 months
53200 USD/year
53200 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Northeastern University allows students to concentrate in materials science and engineering, mechanics and design, or thermofluids engineering.

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The Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering in the College of Engineering offers the Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Northeastern University . At the MS level students may pursue a program preparing for advanced practice or for MS thesis research. All MS students with assistantships are required to complete a thesis. Other students may elect either the thesis or nonthesis option. All course work must have the approval of the academic advisor.

Unique Features

  • Can be combined with a Gordon Engineering Leadership certificate
  • Students may choose to complete the master's thesis option or project option
  • Four concentrations are available: Material Science Engineering, Mechanics, Thermofluids, Mechatronics Engineering
  • Optional co-op participation

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematical Methods for Mechanical Engineers 
  • Solar Thermal Engineering
  • Gas Turbine Combustion
  • Aerodynamics 
  • Statistical Thermodynamics 
  • Multiscale Flow and Transport Phenomena 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application form
  • $75 application fee
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Transcripts from all institutions attended
  • GRE is not required for applicants starting spring 2021
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resumé
  • TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo for international applicants
  • Undergraduate degree in engineering or applied physics

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    53200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 53200 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    53200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 53200 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 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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