Mechanical Engineering, MS

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

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.

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.

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.

Admissions Contact

Graduate Recruitment & Admissions

Academic Contact

Peter Baumann
Applied Innovation Hub

Academic Department

Did You Know?

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


Learning Outcomes

  1. Increased ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics. 
  2. Increased ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors. 
  3. Increased ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences. 
  4. Increased ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts. 
  5. Increased ability to function effectively, with faculty advising committee guidance, to establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives. 
  6. Increased ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions. 
  7. Increased ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.