Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering / Polymer Science
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Program Details

The online Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering / Polymer Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison prepares students to face the many challenges that plastics companies and the industry encounter regularly, and introduces students to traditional plastics as well as the latest innovations in specialty polymers with growing applications in the biomedical and pharmaceutical fields, and in electronics and nanotechnology. Courses explore topics such as:

  • Transport Phenomena in Polymer Processing
  • Advanced Composite Materials 
  • Modeling & Simulation in Polymer Processing
  • Experimental Mechanics

% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Wisconsin-Madison is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Essay/Writing Sample, Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • A BS degree from a program accredited by the ABET or the equivalent
  • Approximately two years of work experience