School of Engineering Innovation Center

Engineering (M.S.)

This 33-hour program is our flexible master's degree that allows you to focus your studies — whether you want to develop a very broad background in engineering or have a specialized course of instruction in mind.

We'll work with you to develop a program of study that meets your needs.

Admission Requirements

Applicants to the engineering program should submit the following information in addition to the online application:

  1. Official academic records of all previously attended colleges or universities must be submitted directly from the colleges or universities to the Office of Graduate Admission Processing. Hand-carried transcripts, official copies marked Issued to Student and unofficial copies are not acceptable.
  2. Three letters of recommendation from professors or employers.
  3. A personal statement or résumé.
  4. Results from the GRE are not required. However, candidates are welcome to submit a score in support of their application.

Applicants must have an undergraduate degree from an accredited program in engineering, physics, chemistry, applied mathematics or other appropriate program of study. Applicants with a different undergraduate degree may be required to complete prerequisites. Applicants should have at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale. Some programs require higher GPAs for admission. In some cases, applicants with a GPA below 3.0 may be admitted on a conditional basis.

Additional requirements apply for international students.

Additional Information
Graduate assistantships are available for some programs; however, some restrictions may apply to international students. Some of the graduate assistantships are at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and require citizenship or permanent residency. Please contact individual programs for details.

Academic Requirements

Program requirements can be found in the online Catalog. Click the "Review Degree Requirements" link and select your area of interest.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there an opportunity to specialize in a certain area?
Students may choose to focus on a certain area of engineering. Specializations should be worked out with an adviser or the program director. Contact the engineering graduate program for more information.

What financial aid opportunities are available for engineering graduate students?
Students may choose to focus on a certain area of engineering. Specializations should be worked out with an adviser or the program director. Contact the engineering graduate program for more information.