Mechanical Engineering (B.S.)/Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (M.ENG.)

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Illinois Tech’s Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering/Master of Engineering in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering accelerated master's program allows students the opportunity to pursue advanced studies and complete both degrees in as few as five years.

Our undergraduate mechanical engineering curriculum prepares students for the design, development, and manufacturing of machinery and devices at all scales in the area of energy production and transfer, as well as the vast area of system design and control.

The master’s program in mechanical and aerospace engineering is focused on broadening student potential and enhancing technical versatility. Students will develop a high level of competence in engineering science, current technology, and engineering design for successful industry careers.

Students will gain thorough knowledge of engineering principles and methods to drive creativity and innovation through such subjects as computer-aided design and visualization, robotics, bioengineering, environmental engineering, and solar exploration.

Program Overview

Students will gain thorough knowledge of engineering principles and methods to drive creativity and innovation through computer-aided design and visualization, robotics, and bioengineering. Develop a high level of competence in engineering science, current technology, and engineering design for industry success.

Career Opportunities

The Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering/Master of Engineering in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering accelerated master's degree program will prepare you for such careers as:

  • Mechanical design engineer
  • Aerospace engineer
  • Senior reliability engineer

Program requirements are outlined in the undergraduate and graduate course bulletins.

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Students applying to the Accelerated Master’s Program must have completed at least 60 credit hours with at least one full semester (12 credit hours) of applicable undergraduate study at the university.

Students must be at least one full semester (12 credit hours) away from undergraduate degree completion in order to apply.

Applicants are required to have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale; however, please consult individual departments for specific minimum GPA requirements.