Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering

Program Overview

The University of Cincinnati online master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering is tailored to expand both your technical and professional skills. This industry-focused program provides practice-oriented work that’s designed to deepen your engineering skills in design and manufacturing while also developing the essential skills necessary to further your career.

Engineers who complete their Masters in Mechanical Engineering will be prepared to solve complex problems and tasks successfully.

For registered engineers, this online Master’s degree program is an academically based way to meet the continuing education requirements to maintain licensure.

In this top-ranked program, you'll gain:

  • A pragmatic, practical, non-research degree with no thesis required
  • The same rigorous engineering coursework as a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, with additional non-technology business courses, enabling you to make a more significant contribution to your business team and/or move into a leadership position.
  • Instruction from faculty with direct industry experience


The coursework for the online Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering is an accelerated, 7-week term. The program is designed to provide flexibility to the student by compressing the average time to completion. This program includes core courses and a capstone experience to comprise a total of 30 credit hours.

View the full list of courses offered online for this program.


Students wishing to apply for the Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering online must meet the all the necessary requirements. Admission to this program is selective and based on a combination of factors, including but not limited to, a bachelor's degree from an ABET-accredited institution with an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher, two letters of recommendation and a Statement of Purpose outlining how the MEng program at UC will further your career goals.

Learn more by viewing a full list of admission requirements.


Tuition for the online Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering program is affordably priced and comes with a one-time, non-refundable application fee. This fee is $75 for United States applicants and $80 for international applicants. Financial aid may also be available for students who qualify.

Learn more about the Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering online tuition costs by following the link below:

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For the convenience of students pursing this program, there are multiple start dates provided each year on the academic calendar. Students should consider application deadline dates, turn in all of their documents, register and pay for tuition for their desired program start date.

You can see a full list of start dates by viewing the program’s academic calendar.

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