Designed for working professional engineers targeting leadership positions in local tech and engineering firms, Seattle University’s Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (MSME) provides you with a cutting-edge, flexible and practical learning program. Through a diverse curriculum of 30 mechanical engineering course credits and 15 course credits from the Albers School of Business and Economics, the Seattle University MSME program will prepare you with the advanced knowledge base you need to advance your career.
Successful applicants typically have:
Applicants with a Bachelor of Science degree may be granted provisional admission to the program, contingent upon successful completion of select undergraduate mechanical engineering courses. For applicants without a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, the minimum undergraduate coursework is required to enroll in the MSME program:
Please see the Admissions Requirements page for complete details.
In addition to general campus resources, mechanical engineering students have access to specialized labsand design rooms. After training, students can also also access the Machine Shop. Some of the facilities include:
Seattle University partners with local tech and engineering companies to develop a program that trains students to meet employers' needs. Representatives from Amazon, Boeing, Kenworth, K2 Sports, Microsoft, FSi Consulting Engineers, Seattle City Light, Uptake Technologies, and more help our faculty to identify the most important skill sets tfor leadership positions. This is why our MSME curriculum offers business training in addition to advanced engineering training.
Dr. Han received both her Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering and Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from University of Southern California, as well as a Master of Business Administration from California State University Dominguez Hills. She has received several awards and publications as a result of her work in the field of Mechanical Engineering. As a member of the Seattle University ME faculty, she has taught several courses from Senior Design Projects to Dynamic Systems.
Dr. Hamel is a dedicated educator and researcher with a varied background in multiple engineering disciplines. Dr. Hamel is keenly interested in the engineering design process and his current research efforts are focused on multidisciplinary design optimization (MDO) and the integration of design optimization and manufacturing. He has taught courses in engineering design, mechanics, engineering computation, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, experimental data analysis and flight stability. Dr. Hamel also serves as a reviewer for various ASME publications and conferences.
Dr. Mason received a BSME from Gonzaga University, an MS in Computer Integrated Manufacturing from Georgia Institute of Technology, and a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Washington-Seattle. He developed a robotics laboratory for the Department of Defense in Keyport, WA and was involved in numerous automation projects, including a robotic container welding system and a robotic torpedo fueling system. While at the University of Washington Dr. Mason did post-doctoral research for NASA, designing a multirate flutter suppression system for a commercial jet.