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Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (M.S.)

Illinois Tech’s Master of Science in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering will expose you to a breadth of applications ranging from robotics, engines and rockets, manned and unmanned aircrafts and spacecrafts, and driverless cars among many other innovations. Our degree program advances knowledge through post-baccalaureate coursework and state-of-the-art research in preparation for careers in industrial research and development, in addition to providing a foundation for doctoral studies.

Program Overview

The Master of Science in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering will prepare you for a career in industrial research and development, or future careers in academia. Advance your knowledge in the field through post-baccalaureate coursework and state-of-the-art research.

Career Opportunities

Our graduate mechanical and aerospace engineering degree program will prepare you for such careers as:

  • Mechanical engineer
  • Industrial engineer
  • Aerospace engineer
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The Master of Science in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering curriculum will advance your knowledge in the field of mechanical and aerospace engineering through post-baccalaureate coursework and state-of-the-art research. Students have the option of completing a thesis based on approved number of credit hours, or to complete the program with pre-approved courses.

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