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Mechanical Engineering

Program Summary

The Master of Science in mechanical engineering helps you build upon your leadership, communication and research skills while also stimulating your creativity in this exciting field. You will earn an in-depth understanding of mechanical systems while learning the latest techniques in the analysis and design of mechanical components and systems.

Graduate Catalog Program Information

Program-Specific Admission Information and Requirements

Affiliated College: College of Engineering and Engineering Technology

Degree(s) Offered: M.S. in Mechanical Engineering

Area(s) of Emphasis:

  • Applied Mechanics
  • Dynamic Systems and Control
  • Materials and Manufacturing
  • Thermal-Fluid Engineering

Program Requires GRE: Yes

Letters of Recommendation: 2

University Requirements

Application Deadlines

All application materials must be received by the appropriate deadline below to ensure priority consideration.

Internationals Living Abroad Applicants Residing in the U.S.
Fall May 1 July 15
Spring October 1 December 10
Summer June 1

For More Information

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Engineering Building 226B
Program website
815-753-9976

Chairman and Professor:
Federico Sciammarella
sciammerella@niu.edu
815-753-9976

Director of Graduate Studies:
Jenn-Terng Gau
jgau@niu.edu
815-753-9976

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