MS in Mechanical Engineering

Forge Enginuity.

CCSU’s Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering helps engineers with an undergraduate engineering degree enter a new phase in their careers. Learn to apply your acquired knowledge and insight into professional practice. Along the way you will engage in original research, pushing the boundaries of human knowledge, and learning how to share your hard-won insights with the wider engineering community. By doing so, you will be well positioned to address the current and future challenges facing our society.

Program Features

  • Starts in fall and spring
  • 30-credit program
  • Attend full or part-time
  • Class times optimized for working students
  • Online capabilities with streaming lectures
  • Concentrations in Manufacturing & Design, Thermo-Fluids & Energy, and Controls, Dynamics, & Aerospace Systems State-of-the-art research and learning facilities including a 250mph wind tunnel
  • Access to 3D printers including:
    • Fused deposition modeling
    • Stereolithography
    • Laster sintering
    • Material jetting
    • Binder jetting
  • ANSYS and Solidworks for finite element analysis
  • CAD is used for creating designs in either 2D or 3D to visualize the construction
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Financial aid is available
  • No GMAT/GRE required

Program Options

Manufacturing & Design

Expand your horizons in design and manufacturing by choosing among courses such as machines and mechanisms, advanced GD&T, Design for Additive Manufacturing, and Advanced Manufacturing Engineering. The degree’s 11 courses allow you to design your program to exactly match your career goals.

Thermo-Fluids & Energy

Dive deep into thermo-fluid science by choosing from courses that include combustion, computational fluid dynamics, and turbomachinery. Our faculty share knowledge gleaned from decades of experience in the aerospace industry.

Controls, Dynamic, & Aerospace Systems

Zero in on new abilities with the skills and insights learned in this program. Optimize your degree to fit your needs by choosing from 13 classes like flight dynamics, design of control systems & uncertainties, and digital control.


Applied Innovation Hub

The new Applied Innovation Hub will house brand new labs in material science, dynamics & controls, fluid, and more. We will retain our existing manufacturing labs and other facilities, including the 250mph wind tunnel housed in the Bichum Engineering Lab.


What You'll Gain

  • Ability to apply acquired knowledge and insight into professional practice  
  • Skills to engage in original research  
  • Capability to share hard-won insights with the wider engineering community  
  • Hands-on learning opportunities  
  • Access to faculty with nearly 200 years of wide-ranging industry experience