Graduate Programs

The Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics offers MS and PhD degrees, with three optional areas of specialization: mechanics, systems and control, and thermal and fluid sciences. The field is rapidly changing due to advances in materials, manufacturing, and communication. Mechanical engineers must possess diverse interdisciplinary skills, including an understanding of the global, entrepreneurial and managerial abilities, and teamwork skills.

Research and Study

Funding Opportunities

The vast majority of incoming graduate students are funded by research assistantships, so the most important thing to do when you are accepted (if not sooner) is to contact faculty whose research interests you, so that you can find someone who is willing to serve as your advisor and provide financial support.

In addition, you may wish to investigate the following funding opportunities:

Life at Drexel


Have more questions? Contact the Graduate Program Coordinators