Master of Science in Applied Engineering, M.S.A.E.

Georgia Southern’s Master of Science in Applied Engineering (MSAE) degree prepares individuals for career advancement in consumer, commercial and industrial technology fields. The program is structured to meet business’ need for engineering managers and individual contributors who possess leadership skills along with applications experience in a specialized field. The Master of Science in Applied Engineering study options enable students to design a program of study that meets their individual and professional career goals. Program graduates are prepared to assume leadership positions that contribute to quality, productivity, and competitiveness for their employers.

Master of Science in Applied Engineering with Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Concentration
This degree is focused and specialized in opportunities beyond the BS in Manufacturing Engineering degree with students selecting coursework in advanced manufacturing areas of robotics, additive manufacturing, automation, materials processing, nanomanufacturing, materials characterization, lean manufacturing, production control, quality, safety, and ergonomics among others. The MSAE with specialization in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering degree prepares manufacturing engineers to accept greater project responsibility with more in-depth knowledge, while advancing more quickly in their careers.

Master of Science in Applied Engineering with Engineering Management Concentration* 
The engineering workforce fills the present and future needs of our society through the development and introduction of new products. Entrepreneurs and managers have a momentous responsibility and a crucial mission within this process. Georgia Southern’s MSAE program emphasis on collective and critical thinking in the Engineering Management concentration encourages an open mind to innovation. *(Currently not available to international students).

Program Contact Information:
Dr. Shaowen Xu

Graduate Program Director
MSAE, Engineering Management Concentration
Phone: (912) 478-5761

Dr. Kamran Kardel
Graduate Program Director
MSAE, Advanced Manufacturing Engineering
Phone: (912) 478-8566



Regular Admission Requirements
1. Completed requirements for the Bachelor’s degree at a college or university accredited by the proper regional accrediting association.
2. An undergraduate degree or the equivalent in the proposed or closely related field of study.
3. A 2.75 (4.0 scale) cumulative grade point average or higher on courses in undergraduate work, or equivalent.
4. 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.
Applied Engineering, M.S.A.E. Admissions Deadlines
Fall Spring Summer
Priority Deadline March 1* October 1*  Does Not Admit
Final Deadline July 1* 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: 3/21/2019

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