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Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering

About the Program

Georgia Southern’s Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree program provides focused and specialized educational opportunities beyond the BS degree. Students select coursework concentrations in Energy Science, Mechatronics, and General Mechanical Engineering, while conducting in-depth research. The MSME degree prepares young engineers to accept greater project responsibility while advancing more quickly in their chosen careers.

Program Contact Information

Dr. Shaowen Xu
Graduate Program Director

Admission Requirements

  1. Completed requirements for the Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent in the proposed or closely related field of study in Mechanical Engineering.
  2. A 2.75 (4.0 scale) cumulative grade point average or higher on courses in undergraduate work, or equivalent.
  3. International students must meet College of Graduate Studies English Proficiency requirements.

*International transcripts must be evaluated by a NACES accredited evaluation service and must be a course by course evaluation and include a GPA. (

Provisional Admission

A student may be granted provisional admission based upon the recommendation of the Master of Science in Applied Engineering Graduate Coordinator or department chair.



Priority: March 1*

Final: July 1*


Priority: October 1*

Final: November 15*


Does not admit

*The application and all ​​required documents listed on the “admissions requirements” tab​ for the program must be received by the deadline.  If all required documents are not received by the deadline your application will not be considered for admission.

Last updated: 1/12/2021