The online Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering degree, with a specialization in Engineering Mechanics is a research-intensive program designed to give students an education in environmental, industrial, and societal sustainability. The curriculum includes research on lean manufacturing and design for sustainability; the production of cellulose based ethanol from forest resources; optimization of ethanol-based power systems; and alternative-energy technologies including hydrogen, wing, and micro- and macro-fuel cells. The program involves researchers from engineering, the physical and life sciences, and business.
Have a master's degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution
Be prepared for advanced study in your chosen field, as demonstrated by your previous degree and your scholastic record
Statement of purpose
2 Letters of Recommendation
A résumé / curriculum vitae
A writing sample
A previous degree in a specified field
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
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