Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering
Iowa State University

Program Details

The online Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering program allows students to choose the courses that best fit their education and career goals.  There are no specific required courses.  Possible courses include:

  • Economics and Policy of Engineered Energy Systems
  • Mechanical Behavior and Manufacturing of Polymers and Composites
  • Compressible Fluid Flow
  • Advanced Heat Transfer 
  • Fundamentals of Laser and Optical Measurements in Thermofluid Systems


  • An undergraduate degree in engineering from an ABET-accredited engineering program
  • Other bachelor degrees will be considered on an individual basis
  • Official transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume
  • GRE scores are required only if your undergraduate GPA is below 3.0 or if you have less than two years of full-time employment

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission