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Master of Engineering in Engine Systems

Program Details

The online ME in Engine Systems degree program from the University of Wisconsin-Madison is focused on internal combustion engine development. Graduates are prepared to:

  • Manage the complete development process for a new engine 
  • Clearly articulate customer and application requirements
  • Effectively integrate engine design with various manufacturing processes
  • Select the combustion system, fuel, and engine system configuration that will best fit a particular application; among other critical skills


Students must attend a week-long residency on campus each August.

  • A BS degree from a program accredited by the ABET or the equivalent
  • A minimum undergraduate grade-point average (GPA) of 3.00 on the equivalent of the last 60 semester hours (approximately two years of work) or a master’s degree with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00
  • Resume/CV
  • Transcript(s)
  • Three professional recommendations
  • Essay
  • Phone interview

Exceptions to standard admission requirements are considered by the admissions committee on an individual basis.

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission