Master of Engineering: Mechanical (MEM)

Earn an ADVANCED degree in just ONE YEAR or part-time online while employed

The University of Delaware’s Master of Engineering: Mechanical(MEM) program trains leaders through exposure to interdisciplinary collaboration and cutting edge technology. Students can complete their master’s degree in one year with full-time matriculation. The MEM degree can also be completed on a part-time, online basis through coordination with

Kiplinger's Personal Finance calls UD a top 25 best-value university, and Smart Money magazine ranks us 16th in the nation for graduates' earning power versus tuition — higher than every single Ivy League school.

Beyond required courses that form the foundation of mechanical engineering, students can specialize their degree by taking electives in signature departmental research areas including biomedical engineering, clean energy, composite materials, nanotechnology or robotics. Dual credit is awarded toward the Masters when completing the Graduate Certificate in Composites.

Based on specific interests, MEM students may also work directly with department faculty for focused research or possible industrial internships, up to three credits of independent study, to develop bold new technologies and solutions to contemporary problems. Learn how UD engineeringstudents are implementing real-life solutions to business and industry problems through a focus on design and engineering practice, realistic industrial management structure and professionalism.


Global, green, engaged. Our job is not finished until our ideas, our expertise and our people make a real and significant difference in the world. We are working on the most compelling scientific and technical challenges of our age.

Application deadline

July 1 - Deadline for fall admission; options are also available for winter/spring.

This degree program is not eligible for direct financial support (such as fellowships, assistantships or tuition scholarships) from the University of Delaware.

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