M.Sc. On Campus

Automotive Engineering

Clemson University

12 months
26850 USD/year
26850 USD/year
12450 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The graduate program in Automotive Engineering is offered through the Clemson University Department of Automotive Engineering.


Students have the opportunity to study in depth, topics related to vehicle systems integration, advanced powertrains and drivelines including hybrid and electric configurations, manufacturing, vehicle performance, vehicle electronics/telematics, human/machine interface, connected vehicles, and vehicle-infrastructure interaction. Leadership, innovation and management skills in a global economy are emphasized in the program. 

Learning outcomes

The Automotive Engineering program at Clemson University offers courses of study leading to the MS and the PhD degrees in automotive engineering. The automotive engineering program seeks to develop in its graduates, strong engineering science-based skills coupled with a hands-on capability and practical knowledge using vehicular systems and sub-systems as platforms for intensive collaborative team projects as well as industry internships. Graduates of this program are highly marketable and sought after in both the automotive original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and automotive supplier sectors.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Automotive Design and Project Management
  • Automotive Systems Overview
  • Systems Integration Concepts and Methods
  • Applied Systems Integration 
  • Automotive Manufacturing Systems Overview
  • Automotive Electronics Overview

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

While there’s no universal application deadline, please be aware that programs may set their own application deadlines.


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The Clemson University Graduate School oversees the admissions process for all graduate programs at Clemson University. Criteria used in making decisions will vary according to the college and program you’re applying for, but all decisions include an evaluation of your potential for graduate-level work and the ability of a program to accommodate additional students.
  • Typically, each academic department accepting graduate students will form an admissions committee and review all requests, then forward the committee’s recommendations to the Graduate School for final approval and processing. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13425 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    26850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13425 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12450 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6225 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Clemson

1104 - 1921 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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Updated over a year ago

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