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Mechanical Engineering Accelerated Master’s Program

Masters of Science (MS) in Mechanical Engineering – Accelerated Master’s Program

What is an accelerated master’s?

Qualified undergraduate students currently enrolled at UTPB can earn both a bachelor of science and master of science in mechanical engineering in just five years.

You’ll save time by earning up to six credits for master’s level courses taken while earning your bachelor’s degree during senior year. Plus, AMP students are automatically admitted to graduate school upon completion of a bachelor’s degree and without any GRE requirement. Students must meet the general UT Permian Basin graduate admissions requirements:

  • Complete prerequisite courses before starting any graduatelevel work.
  • GPA of 3.0 or better in the last 60 credit hours of upper level coursework.*
*A student with a GPA between 3.0 and 2.75 in the last 60 credit hours of upper
level coursework will be considered for admission based on their application.

Program features

The MSME Program offers thesis and non-thesis options with flexible course for full-time students and part-time working professionals. It is anticipated that the degree may be completed in two years of full-time graduate study.

  • 30 credit hours for the thesis option
  • 36 credit hours for the non-thesis option

For non-degree seeking students:

  • Proof of appropriate undergraduate degree
  • No fee required
  • Up to four courses may be taken as a non-degree seeking student

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