12 months
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1121 USD/credit 35872 USD/year
1121 USD/credit 35872 USD/year
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About

Learn from faculty who are experts in their fields of study as you build your knowledge of research, analysis, and design in mechanical engineering. With limited formal course requirements, this online Mechanical Engineering degree program at Pennsylvania State University lets you customize your plan to match your professional goals.

Overview

Earning your master's in mechanical engineering shows your commitment to your career. And earning your Pennsylvania State University Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (MSME) online through Penn State World Campus shows that you recognize the quality of this program and the advantage of learning online while you work.

Professionals with an undergraduate degree in a suitable engineering field or in a related science discipline can apply to this program. Graduates can acquire a skill set with the higher level of versatility required in the mechanical engineering profession today. As the field continues to grow and our technology becomes more advanced, mechanical engineers will have a pivotal role in shaping our future.

Careers

Mechanical engineers with advanced degrees can be found at the forefront of technological advances, researching, designing, creating, and testing nearly everything. Graduates can apply their new knowledge in the automotive, biomedical, nuclear energy, robotics, power generation, aerospace, and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) industries.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Thermodynamics of Propulsion and Power Systems
  • Principles of Turbomachinery
  • Heat Transfer — Conduction
  • Physics of Gases
  • Numerical Solutions Applied to Heat Transfer and Fluid Mechanics Problems
  • Heat Transfer — Convection
  • Compressible Flow 
  • Advanced Engineering Thermodynamics

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

32 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or a tertiary (postsecondary) degree that is deemed comparable to a four-year bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution. 
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended
  • All applicants are expected to have earned a junior/senior grade-point average of 3.0 or higher. 
  • English Proficiency
  • References (3)
  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35872 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1121 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    35872 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1121 USD per credit during 12 months.

Funding

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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