Mechanical Engineering, MS

Advance your knowledge of engineering theory with hands-on technical experience and the guidance of faculty who are experts in the field. Mechanical engineers with advanced degrees can pursue careers and inspire solutions in robotics, automation, energy, manufacturing and product development.

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College of Business and Engineering Virtual Graduate Open House

Monday, September 16, 2024 | 4 PM

Join the College of Business and Engineering (COBE) faculty and staff during the virtual open houses to learn more about the offered programs within COBE. In each session, the COBE team will be eager to answer questions and provide you with the following:

Business, Engineering, Technology Career & Internship Fair

Tuesday, October 1, 2024 | 10 AM

Employers are seeking talented Wilkes students and alumni with skills in business, engineering and technology at this Fair.

Program Snapshot

Program Type Format Credit Hours
Master's Degree On Campus 30

Why Study Mechanical Engineering at Wilkes?

Benefit from hands-on experiences unparalleled at other institutions in the region. Project-based courses offer immediate hands-on application through interactive classes and state-of-the-art labs. The Mark Engineering Center uses the latest professional technology to ensure our engineering graduates are prepared for their next step, whether that be an advanced career in the field of mechanical engineering or a PhD program.

A variety of electives will allow you to create a program of study that鈥檚 tailored to your interests and objectives.

What Will You Learn in our Mechanical Engineering Program?

  • Explore core courses in applied engineering analysis, product development, materials sciences and solid mechanics.
  • Select from electives that address mechatronics, nanotechnology, robotics, advanced CADD, among others.
  • Benefit from hands-on experience in problem solving in state-of-the-art labs dedicated to these advanced concepts.
  • Apply what you鈥檝e learned to a culminating thesis or final project under the guidance of a faculty expert.

Program Highlights

Project-Based Courses

Gain advanced theoretical knowledge and hands-on technical experience in the areas of energy, mechanical, thermal and fluid systems; and materials, manufacturing and product development.

Hands-On Experience

Working in our state-of-the-art labs will prepare you for the technologies most commonly used in the field: mechatronics, fluid mechanics, robotics and digital design, micro-electromechanical systems and thin films.

An Innovative Curriculum

Choose from a variety of electives so you can hone your expertise in a specialty of interest including robotics, nanotechnology and communications.

I could and still do apply the things I learned in class on a daily basis at my job as an engineer.

John Zelena - BS '04, MS '08

My Wilkes degree instructed me how to prioritize and handle customer problems, from aiding in field service to designing custom engineered products. Wilkes taught me about integrity and to pride myself in quality.

Tim Fentress - MS '13


Careers & Outcomes

Mechanical engineers with advanced degrees can pursue careers and inspire solutions in a variety of engineering disciplines, including robotics, automation, energy, manufacturing and product development.