Mechanical Engineering (Controls) MS (UW-Madison)
The MSME degree program includes courses in both mechanical engineering and electrical and computer engineering, providing you with the flexibility to select a program that meets your particular educational and professional needs. You will learn from internationally respected experts who are at the center of cutting-edge research in mechanical engineering.
The distance-learning design of this program allows you to learn off campus at times convenient to your full-time work schedule. You will follow along with on-campus classes via pre-recorded lectures, email exchange of assignments, email communication with instructors, and proctored tests taken at your place of employment.
Internationally Known Program
The Department of Mechanical Engineering is one of the largest departments in the College of Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, enrolling more than 200 graduate students from all over the world in MS and PhD programs.
As a mechanical engineering student, you will be part of a stimulating learning community of highly motivated students, energetic educators, creative researchers, and a dedicated staff. You will learn from internationally known professors who conduct in-depth research as well as teaching the principles of engineering.
Total credits required for completion: 24-30
For off-campus students seeking an MS degree (controls emphasis) in mechanical engineering, all regular MS degree requirements apply. GRE scores are required for admission to the program.
Students may work on their thesis or project while off campus, but must keep in contact with their advisor through email or telephone communication.
Students may choose one of two options: the thesis option or the 30-credit all course option. All options require the student to maintain a grade point average of at least 3.0 in all graduate-level courses.