Master of Science

Mechanical Engineering

Central to Forging Ingenuity.

Enhance your employability with CCSU’s MS in Mechanical Engineering. Designed for practicing engineers, learn from faculty active on the national and international level who strive to push the boundaries of human knowledge. What you learn in this program will position you to address current and future challenges facing our society.

Program Features

  • Starts every January and August 
  • 30-credit program 
  • Attend full- or part-time  
  • Class times optimized for working students 
  • Online capabilities with streaming lectures 
  • State-of-the-art research and learning facilities including a 250 mph wind tunnel 
  • Access to 3D printers including: 
    • Fused deposition modeling 
    • Stereolithography 
    • Laster sintering 
    • Material jetting 
    • Binder jetting 
  • ANSYS and Solidworks for finite element analysis 
  • CAD is used for creating designs in either 2D or 3D to visualize the construction 
  • Scholarship opportunities 
  • Financial aid is available 
  • No GMAT/GRE required 

Program Options

Design & Manufacturing

Expand your horizons in design and manufacturing by choosing among courses such as machines and mechanisms, advanced GD&T, Design for Additive Manufacturing, and Advanced Manufacturing Engineering. The degree’s 11 courses allow you to design your program to exactly match your career goals.

Thermo-Fluids & Energy

Dive deep into thermo-fluid science by choosing from courses that include combustion, computational fluid dynamics, and turbomachinery. Our faculty share knowledge gleaned from decades of experience in the aerospace industry.

Controls, Dynamic, & Aerospace Systems

Zero in on new abilities with the skills and insights learned in this program. Optimize your degree to fit your needs by choosing from 13 classes like flight dynamics, design of control systems & uncertainties, and digital control.

Did You Know?

The annual mean salary for mechanical engineers in Connecticut was $99k in May 2020.  


What You'll Gain

  • Ability to apply acquired knowledge and insight into professional practice  
  • Skills to engage in original research  
  • Capability to share hard-won insights with the wider engineering community  
  • Hands-on learning opportunities  
  • Access to faculty with nearly 200 years of wide- ranging industry experience