Master of Science in Mechanical & Nuclear Engineering
Virginia Commonwealth University

Program Details

The online MS in Mechanical & Nuclear Engineering degree program from Virginia Commonwealth University is designed to provide students with learning opportunities for acquiring a broad foundation of engineering knowledge including business and manufacturing aspects; an in-depth research experience at the frontiers of engineering; and skills for lifelong learning and professional development. Students may choose either the thesis or non-thesis option, both of which explore:

  • Mechanical & Nuclear Engineering Analysis
  • Mechanical & Nuclear Engineering Continuum Mechanics
  • Topics in Nuclear Engineering 


  • Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or its equivalent
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
  • GRE scores
  • Three letters of recommendation from instructors or professional references in the applicant’s intended field of study
  • Statement of intent

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges