Mechanical Engineering Track

Program Description

This track leads to a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering at UTSA. It is designed to offer students the opportunity to prepare for leadership roles in careers with industry, government, or educational institutions. A thesis option is offered for research-oriented students. A non-thesis option is available for students who prefer a practice-oriented degree in engineering. The program also offers students nationally and internationally recognized faculty, cutting-edge research projects funded by federal agencies and industries, state-of-the-art laboratory facilities enabling students earn more hands-on experiences, possible teaching and research assistant positions and a diverse environment with students from all over the world. Career options available for graduates in this field include professional engineers in research & development, research personnel at national labs, such as NASA and Department of Defense; manufacturing in general, automobile industry, aerospace industry, major defense contractors, such as General Dynamics, Lockheed and Boeing as well as pursuing higher degrees, such as PhD in engineering fields.

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Scheduled to begin instruction:
Fall 2022

 



Graduate Admission Requirements

Graduate Admission requirements vary by program. Please check your individual degree program for more details.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • 1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 71 or equivalent
  • 2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 61 or equivalent

To apply for the Graduate Pathway, you must submit the following:

  • Graduate School Application
  • Non-Refundable Application Fee: $90
  • Official TOEFL / IELTS Test Scores
  • Passport & Confirmation of Financial Resources (after program admission)

View the video guide on the application process here!

For complete details: Graduate Admissions Checklist

For important deadlines: Graduate Application Deadline

If you need assistance with your application, contact English Language Center at: englishlanguagecenter@utsa.edu


Sample Course Maps - M.S. in Mechanical Engineering

[Sample Course Map] Graduate Program: Mechanical Engineering Track, 2 Semester

2-Semester Pathway
Course Map

Program Components

9 credit hours apply from pathway toward degree completion (M.S. in Mechanical Engineering)
21 credit hours remaining toward degree completion (M.S. in Mechanical Engineering)

 

Entry requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field of study
  • TOEFL iBT 61 or equivalent
  • Meet admission requirements for track
Semester 1 Progression Requirements
  • 80% or above in all non-credit courses
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA in all credit-bearing courses

These courses are delivered through the UTSA English Language Center and are required to develop English proficiency

Course Title ELC hours
Credit-bearing hours
Graduate Communication for Academic Discourse 3
Graduate Reading for Academic Success 3
Graduate Student Success I 3
ME 6013 Advanced Engineering Mathematics 3
Total 12
Semester 1
Course Title ELC hours
Credit-bearing hours
Advanced Graduate Communication 3
Graduate Writing for Academic Success 3
Graduate Student Success II 3
ME 6613 Advanced Fluid Mechanics 3
ME 6123 Advanced Systems Dynamics and Control 3
Total 15

[Sample Course Map] Graduate Program: Mechanical Engineering Track, 1 Semester
1-Semester Pathway
Course Map

Program Components

6 credit hours apply from Pathway toward degree completion (M.S. in Mechanical Engineering)
24 credit hours remaining toward degree completion (M.S. in Mechanical Engineering)

Entry requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field of study
  • TOEFL iBT 71 or equivalent
  • Meet admission requirements for track
Semester 1 Progression Requirements
  • 80% or above in all non-credit courses
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA in all credit-bearing courses

These courses are delivered through the UTSA English Language Center and are required to develop English proficiency

Course Title ELC hours
Credit-bearing hours
Advanced Graduate Communication 3
Graduate Writing for Academic Success 3
Graduate Student Success II 3
ME 6013 Advanced Engineering Mathematics 3
ME 6613 Advanced Fluid Mechanics 3
Total 15

See the full course descriptions and semester availability here.


Tuition & Fees

UTSA offers top-quality education and services at a competitive price. Click here to learn more about tuition and fees for the Mechanical Engineering Track.


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