Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering

A minimum of 24 credit hours of 500-level credit is required for all students pursuing the Master of Science (M.S.) in Mechanical Engineering degree program.

Plan I (Thesis)

This degree plan requires 31 credit hours. Six (6) credit hours (ME 599) are required for a thesis. A seminar course must be taken for two semesters.

Plan II (Project)

This degree plan requires 34 credit hours. Three (3) credit hours (ME 559) are required for a project. A seminar course must be taken for two semesters.

Optional Concentration in Manufacturing Engineering: The M.S. with the Manufacturing Engineering concentration requires 37 credit hours and a three-month industrial internship in a manufacturing setting. At least three electives for this program must be selected from a set of engineering science courses defined by the department.

Notes Regarding the Master of Engineering in Manufacturing Engineering

The Master of Engineering in Manufacturing Engineering (M.E.M.E.) degree is offered by the Manufacturing Engineering Program (MEP). This program is (administratively) separate from the ME Department at the University of New Mexico and is housed in the Manufacturing Technology and Training Center (MTTC), located in the South Campus. Details of this degree program are found in the School of Engineering section of this Catalog.

Plan III (Coursework Only)

This degree plan requires 34 credit hours. A seminar course must be taken for two semesters.