English Language Requirements:
- A score of 79 iBT on the TOEFL
- A score of 6.5 on the academic IELTS
Students who choose the course-only option will be required to complete the 30 graduate credit hours through coursework only. Students who choose one of the two research options must complete the 30 hour requirement with at least 24 graduate credit hours of coursework and up to 6 graduate credit hours of research.
For all students, the total graduate credit hours must include one graduate mathematics course that must be approved by the student's advisor. Courses in statistics, numerical methods, and engineering analysis are applicable to this requirement.
Each student must demonstrate fundamental knowledge through either a Comprehensive Examination or Thesis Defense.
Each student must choose to focus on one specialty area out of the following: Mechanical Systems Design, Thermal Sciences, or Applied Science.