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M.Engr. Mechanical Engineering (with 4+1 Option)


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Advance your knowledge in this fast-growing field and gain the diverse research experience needed to succeed. Model, design and lead experiments to verify thermal systems, mechanical systems, components and processes while considering real-world constraints and the impact your solution might have on society.

Work alongside faculty on industry-sponsored research to prepare yourself for a highly rewarding career in fields ranging from aerospace, computer, automotive, construction and defense to biotechnology, robotics and energy and thermal systems.

4 + 1 Option for Continuing U of I Students

The 4+1 option is available for continuing U of I Mechanical Engineering students (see the Graduate Handbook). In addition to applying to the M.Engr. program, students should complete the Credit Reservation Request form prior to completing their undergraduate degree (for help see: Credit Reservation Help).

Earn This Degree Online

This program may be completed part-time or online through Engineering Outreach, our college’s distance education department.

Fast Facts

  • No. 1 Best Value Public University in the West – ranked for the third year in a row by U.S. News and World Report. We’re also the only public university in Idaho to be ranked best value by Forbes, Money, and The Princeton Review.
  • Highest Salary Earnings for early- and mid-career undergraduate degree recipients than any other public university in Idaho – Payscale
  • Personalized Attention from nationally and internationally recognized faculty and staff through 1-on-1 interaction, mentorship, advising and research collaboration. Most faculty hold Ph.D.s in their field.


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Engineering Physics Building Rm. 324K

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Mechanical Engineering
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 0902
Moscow, ID 83844-0902

Phone: 208-885-6579