ME Graduate Programs

Welcome to the Graduate Programs at the Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering. The master's degree in mechanical engineering was authorized at Georgia Tech in 1922; the first degree was awarded in 1925. The doctoral program in mechanical engineering was established in 1946; the first Ph.D. in mechanical engineering was awarded in 1950. The first Ph.D. was awarded to a minority student in 1984 and the first Ph.D. in mechanical engineering was awarded to a woman in 1987.

  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering (M.S.M.E.)
  • M.S. in Bioengineering (M.S.BIOE.)
  • Joint M.S. with Universität Stuttgart (For Domestic Students Only)
  • Ph. D. in Mechanical Engineering
  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering-Georgia Tech & Seoul National University Joint Program
  • Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering
  • Ph.D. in Robotics
  • Ph.D. in Bioengineering

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The Graduate Handbook provides outlines the Woodruff School's procedures for graduate students to receive a degree. You should carefully read the Georgia Tech Catalog and this Handbook for Woodruff School Graduate Students. A full PDF version of the handbook can be downloaded here:  

Graduate Student Handbook

If you have a question that neither the catalog nor this handbook resolves, please contact:

 

Admissions

Information on how to prepare and submit an application to the graduate program. Different program options are listed.

Prospective Graduate Students

Information on graduate student funding and information on demographics, admissions, and time-to-degree for doctoral students in our programs.

General Information

Important websites, academic staff’s contact information, financial aid, fellowships, school policies, and FAQs.

Master's Degree Program

Requirements for the various master’s degree options, orientation, degree checklists, information on: advising, the program of study, courses, thesis process, deadlines, and applying to graduate.

PhD Degree Program

Requirements for the various PhD degree options, degree checklists, information on: advising, the program of study, courses, qualifying exams, thesis process, deadlines, and applying to graduate.

Courses

Registration information, lists of graduate courses, special problems courses, samples of programs of study, information on transfer credits.

Support Services

Information and links to the following: student life and services, ME student groups, accidents and injuries, office space, computers and networking, shops, laboratories and equipment purchases, and graduate student travel.

Forms

Links to all required forms for graduate students including program of study, thesis approval, degree petitions, etc.

Thesis Announcements

Upcoming and past master’s and PhD thesis proposal and defense presentation dates and location. Link to submit an announcement for a thesis presentation.