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Master of Engineering in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Program Details

The University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia offers a Master of Engineering in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering degree. This program is offered through the Commonwealth Graduate Engineering Program. The curriculum is composed of 30 credits, and there are a total of 10 required courses. At least 15 credit hours must be from courses taken at the University of Virginia and at least 18 must be Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering courses or significantly similar to courses offered. The similarity of courses is to be determined by a committee. These courses may be put towards degree completion or for non-degree continuing credit.

This program is completely offered online. Students must complete the degree within seven years. Classes are offered in both live and asynchronous formats. The program is open to individuals who have earned a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university. In order to graduate, students must earn at least a C in all coursework.

There are no specific course requirements imposed for this program. However, the program of study must be submitted and approved by the student’s academic advisor and the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department. The Program of Study must be submitted no later than the second semester of study, but it may be revised and adjusted over time. It is advised that students look at the long-range course schedule to plan accordingly.

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges