Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering
University of South Carolina-Columbia

Program Details

The online MS in Mechanical Engineering degree program from the University of South Carolina-Columbia is designed to provide students with a broad foundation of mechanical engineering knowledge, an in-depth research experience at the frontiers of mechanical engineering, and skills for life-long learning and professional development. Courses explore topics such as:

  • Finite Elements Analysis in Mechanical Engineering
  • Advanced Mechanics of Materials 
  • Thermodynamics
  • Continuum Mechanics


Students must travel to campus at the end of the program to defend their thesis.

  • A baccalaureate degree (or the international equivalent) from an accredited college or university
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended for course credit
  • Two or more letters of recommendation

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges