Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering
Pennsylvania State University

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering program prepares students to be at the forefront of technological advances, researching, designing, creating, and testing as they play pivotal roles in shaping the future.  The curriculum provides advanced knowledge for research, analysis, and design while covering topics such as heat transfer, the foundations of fluid mechanics, the principles of turbomachinery, automatic control systems, solid mechanics, and engineering optimization.  Graduates will be able to apply their knowledge in the automotive, biomedical, nuclear energy, robotics, power generation, aerospace, and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) industries.


  • BS degree in a directly related field
  • Official transcripts
  • 3.0 minimum GPA
  • Resume
  • Letter(s) of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • GRE scores, if applicable
  • TOEFL, if applicable

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education