Designed to help engineers turn into leaders in their industry, the Seattle University Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering provides you with a cutting-edge, flexible and practical learning program. Through a diverse curriculum that blends advanced theory with practical application, the MSME helps you cultivate the enhanced knowledge base needed to advance your career. Start the next stage of your career at Seattle University.
I would recommend Seattle University for any person seeking a graduate degree, whether you have a specialty in mind or not. Seattle University will give you a well-rounded experience both in the technical classroom and the business classroom, and an opportunity to develop networks and career resources.Alexandra Der, MSME C'20, Engineer at TetraTech
With appropriate planning, the MSME can be completed in 4 quarters.
Most MSME graduates are employed within 6 months of graduation (2018-2020).
Arrange your electives to earn one of the Graduate Business Certificates.
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.
View the program summary and course descriptions for 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:
Please visit our Facilities page for further details.
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 for 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.