Mar 03, 2024  
2023-2024 University Catalog 
2023-2024 University Catalog

Engineering, M.S.E.

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Student Learning Outcomes

Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for MSE Engineering

Students will develop and specify appropriate physical or system models and solve complex engineering problems. 

Students will design and conduct experiments, analyze and explain data. 

Students will communicate well in oral and written form. 


In addition to meeting the minimum standardsfor admission to the Graduate School, applicants seeking admission to a graduate program in engineering must have received a bachelor’s degree in a field of engineering from an ABET-accredited engineering or closely related program or, in the case of foreign students, must present evidence of an equivalent preparation.

Furthermore, all students must complete all requirements for the graduate courses in which they wish to enroll, and must meet any additional general requirements as stipulated by the Graduate School and the College of Engineering.

Applicants without an Undergraduate Degree in Engineering

Applicants with Bachelor of Science degrees in mathematics, the sciences, or other undergraduate degrees will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Such students must complete a core program specific to each department including any prerequisite for each or pass the equivalent credit examinations with a grade of “B” or better. Such students would be best advised by the particular department in which they seek to enroll.

Degree Requirements

After admission, students are required to select an area of concentration. A choice is provided between a thesis option, calling for 30 hours of graduate credit, of which six hours are thesis research; and a non-thesis option, requiring 30 hours of graduate credit, including three hours of a Master’s project (ENEE 6095  or ENME 6095  or ENCE 6095  or NAME 6093 ).

Both options require that at least 15 course credit hours be at the 6000-level. Up to 6 credit hours may be taken, upon advice of the student’s advisor, in related subjects outside of the College of Engineering.


Concentrations are offered in the following areas:

  • Civil/Environmental Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

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