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What will I learn?

This visionary, innovative and interdisciplinary program produces specialists in emerging and exciting mechanical engineering fields with a broad education in the fundamentals of engineering.

Option 1: Master of Science, Thesis Option (30 Credits)

The graduate credit requirement for the thesis option of the Master of Science degree is 30 semester credit hours chosen as follows:

  • Twelve semester credit hours of coursework chosen from the core and one area of specialization in general energy, thermal energy, and fluids, or mechanics and controls listed in the Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering web site and graduate handbook.
  • Twelve semester credit hours of coursework chosen from 5000 or higher courses offered by the Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering and related departments. The selection of courses should be done with the approval of the student’s thesis advisor and MEEN graduate advisor. A maximum of 3 credit hours of directed study or research is allowed as part of the 24 hours of coursework.
  • An oral presentation of the master’s thesis is required. A decision on acceptance of the thesis will be made by the student’s advisory committee.

Option 2: Master of Science, Non-Thesis Option (33 Credits)

The graduate credit requirement for the non-thesis option of the MS degree is 33 semester credit hours chosen as follows:

  • Twenty-seven credits of course work chosen from graduate-level courses offered by the Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering and related departments approved by the graduate advisor.
  • Six credit hours may be taken as directed study (MEEN 5890) or graduate level courses.
  • Students taking directed study courses must submit a report.

Which department am I in?

College of Engineering

Study options

Full Time (30 credit hours)

Tuition fees
$17,068.00 (12,69,334) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected June 2022

Start date

23 August 2021

Venue

College of Engineering

UNT Discovery Park,

3940 N. Elm, Suite A160,

DENTON,

Texas,

76207, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have earned a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution (or equivalent).

For international students

Applicants must have Minimum 3.0 GPA in previous university coursework.

English Language Proficiency: Minimum TOEFL score requirement is 79; Minimum IELTS score is 6.0; Minimum PTE score is 53.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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