Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering program focuses on research and requires a thesis to complete.  The program offers strengths in key fundamental areas, such as biomechanical sciences, fluid mechanics, and thermodynamics and heat transfer.  Students will also study applied physics, chemistry, dynamics and controls, computational science, and applied math.


  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college in the United States or equivalent
  • Official transcripts
  • 3.0 GPA for the last two years of undergraduate study
  • Resume/CV
  • Statement of purpose
  • GRE scores
  • Letters of recommendation

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission