Innovate as a Mechanical Engineering Leader

Position yourself for success with an online Master of Science in Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Riverside.
The online Master of Science in Engineering with a specialization in Mechanical Engineering explores high-level areas of mechanical engineering, including control systems, sustainable design and thermofluids systems and the practical use of gaseous plasmas.

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Graduate in as few as 13 months

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100% ONLINE
No residency requirement

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WHY A MASTER’S IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING?

A Master of Science in Engineering in Mechanical Engineering can be a tremendous investment in your future.
Mechanical engineers can find employment in a variety of professional arenas, including:


  • Manufacturing of machinery
  • Computers

  • Electronics
  • Transportation equipment

  • Fabricated metal products
  • Engineering and architecture services


$80,000+


MEDIAN SALARY*


$130,000+


HIGH-END SALARY*


25,000


NEW JOBS PROJECTED BETWEEN 2016-2026*

 

The BLS reports that there are more than 290,000 mechanical engineers employed in the U.S., and projections have the industry adding more than 25,000 new jobs between 2016 and 2026. A background in mechanical engineering can also pave the way for a number of other career paths, including civil engineering positions. The BLS estimates that 32,000 new civil engineering jobs will be created between 2016 and 2026 — an above-average growth rate of 11%.

*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)

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WHo should choose a MASTER’S in MECHANICAL ENGINEERING?

Are you looking to advance in engineering and increase your earning potential?
Are you searching for a new challenge, a change or a more fulfilling professional life?
A master’s degree from UCR can help you do all of that and more.

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Career Advancement
The UCR online M.S. in Engineering with a specialization in Mechanical Engineering offers technical expertise and leadership strategy to help you make fast, significant strides in your career. The convenient online program can be completed in 13 months, allowing you to earn your degree without taking a leave of absence from your job. Your employer may even be willing to cover some, if not all, of the program costs.


CheckBecome a Cross-Functional Leader
Whether you’re a mechanical engineer or looking to make a shift from a different engineering field, this program can help you become a cross-functional engineering leader who can manage teams across multiple disciplines. If you have engineering experience or a bachelor’s degree in engineering, regardless of emphasis, we encourage you to learn more about the program.

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U.S. News Engineering 2018

The University of California, Riverside has been recognized by a number of academic publications for a variety of different programs and attributes. In 2013, Leiden Ranking named UC Riverside No. 10 in the world for natural sciences and engineering. In its most recent graduate school rankings, U.S. News & World Report counted UC Riverside among the top 33 percent of engineering schools in the nation. The publication also ranked UCR tied for No. 33 in diversity, an honor that reflects our longstanding commitment to cultural, professional and geographical diversity.

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The University of California, Riverside is regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). Regional accreditation assures students that UC Riverside meets the highest standards in terms of learning opportunities and a commitment to self-improvement.

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Victory Media selected UC Riverside as a “Military Friendly School” for 2018, acknowledging our longstanding commitment to providing educational opportunities for transitioning veterans. The list recognizes only the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to assist U.S. military service members and veterans as students.

More about UCR’s Online Master’s in Mechanical Engineering

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