Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering
University of Houston

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering program addresses the needs of students who want to focus on the energy industry and the engineering applications in it while preparing them to take on engineering leadership positions.  The program also covers areas of applied mechanics, control of dynamical systems, materials science, thermal and fluid sciences, and biomedical engineering.  Problem-solving skills are also taught.


  • A Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or in a related field, preferably from an accredited engineering program
  • A GPA of at least 3.00 in the last 60 semester credit hours attempted exclusive of grades received for activities such as seminars, physical education, industrial internships, etc
  • An adequate score on the GRE
  • A minimum score of 6.5 on the IELTS or 79 on the internet-based TOEFL examination for students whose native language is not English
  • Three letters of recommendation 
  • A statement of purpose

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges