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Distance Education

MS in Mechanical Engineering

The Mechanical Engineering Department administers the Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree for those students wanting to pursue an advanced degree in mechanical engineering.

There are currently four areas of specialization for this degree:

Degree Requirements

A minimum of 30 credit hours is required for the Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering. Core Specialization Courses - 12 credit hours from the listed core courses of the selected specialization listed below:

Students must take MENG 585, Graduate Seminar, each semester offered if the 
student is in residence. Distance education and part-time students are required
to take two semesters of MENG 585. Only one credit of MENG 585 may be used to
fulfill degree requirements. MENG 585 must be taken for a letter grade if used
to fulfill degree requirements.

Applications are currently being accepted for admission to the MS program. Applicants are encouraged to apply by January 15 for Fall admission and by September 15 for Spring admission, to be considered fully for graduate assistantships. 

To apply please visit the NMT Graduate School page.

Contact Information

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Mechanical Engineering Department
Email: mecheng@nmt.edu 
Phone: 575-835-5693
Fax: 575-835-5209
Office: Weir 122
Address: 801 Leroy Place, Socorro, NM 87801-4796