CSU's online master's in mechanical engineering helps you deepen your engineering knowledge and apply it to new areas, so you will be better prepared to meet industry needs and tackle emerging challenges in the field.
Online master’s in mechanical engineering from CSU
Increase your skills and take your career to a new level in the field of engineering with advanced training in mechanical engineering. In a recent study, EMSI determined that mechanical engineering is among the top 25 occupations facing potential skill shortages. Prepare yourself to meet this market demand with CSU’s online Master of Engineering – mechanical engineering specialization, which focuses specifically on materials engineering.
Learn applied skills in a practitioner-oriented degree
Advanced analysis and detailed knowledge of material properties are required when choosing or assessing materials for various engineering projects. Equally important is an understanding of the design, costs, and environmental impact involved. CSU’s online mechanical engineering master’s is designed to equip you with that knowledge, as well as the technical skills for fieldwork practice.
Graduates who finish this program are both technically competent and able to balance business and management principles. This means that in addition to developing your ability to assess, determine, and test the structures and properties of materials for various engineering projects, you will have the tools for critical decision making. You will learn to balance the needs of the engineering project with other influential factors, such as:
- Environmental impacts
- Financial restraints
- Design limitations
Additionally, a variety of materials engineering courses offer advanced training in:
- Metals and alloys
- Advanced composite materials
- Mechanical design
Customize your degree for your career
Mechanical engineering is one of the broadest of the engineering disciplines. The skills you acquire in this program can be applied to a variety of industries, including:
- Renewable energy
- Manufacturing materials
- Automotive design
CSU’s mechanical engineering master’s degree offers options to focus your studies in different areas, depending on your interest. In addition to core courses, flexibility within the program’s electives allows you to choose coursework that aligns with specific educational or career goals. From systems engineering to experimental optimization, you are able to choose which 12 credits best round out your degree.