Master of Science in Engineering: Mechanical Engineering
The Master of Science in Engineering (MSE) with an emphasis
in Mechanical Engineering is a thesis-based graduate degree program built upon
the overarching themes of sustainability and advanced engineering design.
The program allows students to achieve depth in a single
discipline or breadth across multiple disciplines. The two emphases of the
The sustainable systems theme focuses on:
- sustaining environmental and built systems with
topics related to:
- natural and built environment
- policy and management
Research topics include the management of natural resources
and their transformation and the transportation, utilization, and application
of natural systems.
Advanced Engineering Design
The Advanced Engineering Design theme emphasizes innovation when
designing systems. This theme of design and innovation accommodates the many
diverse research areas in engineering that are directed towards meeting the
demands of rapidly-developing interdisciplinary technologies of the 21st
An intersection of both
The sustainability and advanced engineering design themes,
however, naturally intersect—the methods of design and innovation are a
necessary element to the successful development or support of sustainable
systems. Likewise, the principles of sustainability can foster innovation
and economic development.
Admissions and entry
For degree requirements, prerequisites, and application information, visit the Master of Science in Engineering (MSE) page.
Apply through the Graduate College. Please contact Sarah.Hunter@nau.edu (928) 523-5263 for questions.