M.Sc. On Campus

Advanced and Intelligent Manufacturing

Northeastern University

24 months
27000 USD/year
27000 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Advanced and Intelligent Manufacturing at Northeastern University is designed to meet the growing demand for engineers, researchers, and scientists trained in advanced manufacturing and Industry 4.0 technologies.


The advent of the Industrial Internet of Things, additive manufacturing (3D printing) of parts and electronics, advanced materials with unique properties, and efficient manufacturing processing methods is transforming manufacturing operations to what is referred to as advanced manufacturing. Advanced manufacturing focuses on developing innovative technologies to create existing and new products by leveraging novel emerging materials, advanced processes, information, automation, computation, sensing, artificial intelligence, and digitalization.

Through a curriculum focused on advanced, smart, and digital manufacturing, the MS in Advanced and Intelligent Manufacturing prepares students to be researchers for development of advanced manufacturing technologies and leaders for managing advanced manufacturing enterprises.

The Advanced and Intelligent Manufacturing program at Northeastern University is open to students with a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering, science, mathematics, or equivalent field. This degree program offers students an opportunity to either train for industry jobs with coursework and co-op experience or prepare for a doctoral program through coursework and research experience.

Career Outlook

Graduates of the MS in Advanced and Intelligent Manufacturing program can become engineers at high-tech companies or managers at government agencies, or pursue PhD degrees in advanced manufacturing at U.S. universities. Career opportunities are available in key sectors such as aerospace, automotive, computers, manufacturing, chemical processes, electronics, materials, controls, instruments, and power and energy systems.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Manufacturing Methods and Processes
  • Intelligent Manufacturing
  • Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Human Performance in Sociotechnical Systems
  • Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Priority/funding deadline for Fall: January 15
  • International student deadline inside the US: July 1 / November 1


32 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

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 54000 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    27000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 54000 USD for the full programme 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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