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Mechanical Engineering

Master of Science (M.S.)

College: College of Engineering & Computer Science

Department: Engineering


The Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering is a graduate degree program that focuses on the design, development, and analysis of mechanical systems, machines, and components. The programs includes coursework in advanced topics such as thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, dynamics, solid mechanics, and control systems.

Upon completion, graduates are prepared for careers in industry or research in fields such as aerospace, automotive, manufacturing, energy, biomedical engineering, and more.

  • Program Admission

    Each applicant must have an undergraduate GPA of at least 2.75 on a 4.00 scale and a bachelor’s degree in engineering. Applicants that do not have a bachelor’s degree in engineering, for example those having a bachelor’s degree in physics, or those having an undergraduate GPA below 2.75, will be considered on a case-by-case basis and must show equivalent experience and training and have completed the required pre-requisites for the courses.

    Applicants must present Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores for the Verbal, Quantitative, and Analytical tests. The minimum combined Verbal and Quantitative reasoning scores must be 300 for the revised GRE test or equivalent scores for general GRE. Applicants not having completed the GRE may be admitted conditionally, but must complete this requirement prior to finishing the first semester of course work. Applications submitted throughout the year for the following semester and in accordance to Graduate School deadlines will be considered based on qualifications and space availability.

    All application materials must be received by the College of Engineering during the semester prior to the student’s official enrollment in ASU-Jonesboro courses. Official transcript, two letters of recommendation, a resume, and a document for study of purpose (not exceeding three pages) will be also required for admission. Admission of international students may require additional proof of English proficiency to meet the admission requirements of the Graduate School.