Mechanical Engineering BS / Mechanical Engineering MS

Career and Academic Opportunities:

The Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering is a natural follower of the Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. This accelerated pathway will give students a unique preparation for advanced positions, such as project manager, engineering manager, senior engineer, etc. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, salaries for individuals holding a mechanical engineering master’s degree are 9 to 13 percent higher than the average salary for mechanical engineers with only a bachelor’s degree.

Sample Academic Plan

Suggested Timeline 

Apply to Double Owl early in Junior year. Apply to Graduate Program in Senior Year by posted graduate program deadline. Students can be identified in Sophomore year and early Junior year (i.e., once students meet -- or are close to meeting --- credit hour and other requirements).

Apply Here 

    • KSU GPA of at least 3.20
    • 60 hours completed towards a bachelors degree
    • 12 hours completed in residence at KSU
    • ME 6210 to count for ME Technical Elective 1
    • ME 6240 to count for ME Technical Elective 2
    • ENGR 6120 to count for Math or Science Elective
  • For current admission requirements please click here.
    • Undergraduate Degree
      • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
    • Department / College
      • Mechanical Engineering / Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology
    • Advising Contact
      • Catharine Groover, Academic Advisor
      • cgroove6@kennesaw.edu
      • 470-578-3138
      • Q Building, Room Q140
    • Undergraduate Degree
      • Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering
    • Department / College
      • Mechanical Engineering / Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology
    • Advising Contact
      • Dr. Valmiki Sooklal, Assistant Department Chair
      • vsooklal@kennesaw.edu
      • 470-578-3864
      • Q Building, Room 127
  • Complete the online application here to apply.

    The undergraduate and graduate programs will review your academic record.

    You will receive an email to your KSU student email account with the decision.

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