Master’s in Mechanical Engineering: Degree Requirements
The MSME program requires 30 semester credit hours (10 courses), including at least 24 course credits and 6 credits of research for the thesis option.
Only graduate and research assistants are required to write a thesis. It is optional for other students.
All degree candidates are required to take ME 7000: Advanced Engineering Analysis.
Students must maintain at least a "B" average.
A combined maximum of six credits may be either (1) taken outside the department with the approval of the graduate committee chair; or (2) may be transferred from other institutions with the approval of the graduate committee chair. A grade of "B" or better is necessary for transfer of credits.
Villanova University College of Engineering is committed to an educational program that emphasizes technical excellence and a liberal arts education within the framework of the University's Augustinian and Catholic traditions. As a community of scholars, we seek to educate students to pursue both knowledge and wisdom, and to aspire to ethical and moral leadership within their chosen careers, their community, and the world.