BYU ME Graduate Studies


The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers two graduate degrees:

The graduate program in mechanical engineering has over one hundred graduate students. The typical time to obtain an MS degree is approximately two years, whereas a Ph.D. degree usually takes four to five years beyond the BS degree.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers strong graduate programs in a variety of areas, including the following:

  • Combustion processes
  • Computational and experimental fluid mechanics
  • Dynamic and mechatronic systems and controls
  • Heat transfer
  • Product design and development
  • Manufacturing systems and processes
  • CAM/CAD Systems
  • Compliant Mechanisms
  • Materials and materials processing
  • Optimization
  • Micromechanical systems
  • Biomechanics
  • Robotics
  • Aerospace
  • Renewable energy

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