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College of Engineering / Program / Master of Engineering

Why this degree?

The non-thesis Master of Engineering is tailored to fit each student's specific needs. The customized degree was designed to allow students to complete courses across a variety of engineering disciplines.

You are eligible to apply if...

  • A bachelor's degree in engineering from an institution of recognized standing is required.
  • Exceptions to this may be approved if the student has the background needed to succeed in the graduate engineering courses that would be taken as part of this degree.
  • The GRE is not required. 

To complete the program you must...

  • Complete a minimum of 30 credit hours of graduate-level course work which may include the following options:
    • 30 hours of 6000-level and above engineering courses
    • A minimum of 21 hours of 6000-level and above engineering courses
      • 9 hours may be completed outside of the College of Engineering (may include the Raymond J. Harbert College of Business) 
  • Courses may be completed in any of the following engineering disciplines:
    • Aerospace
    • Chemical
    • Civil
    • Computer Science and Software
    • Electrical and Computer
    • Industrial and Systems
    • Materials 
    • Mechanical

What can you expect?

  • Once admitted into Auburn Engineering's graduate online program, you will work with Jeff Fergus, professor and associate dean of assessment and graduate studies, to create a plan of study:

Applying for the Master of Engineering

  • Fill out the online graduate application at
    (you will be required to create an account)
  • Create a plan of study that must identify an area of concentration within each department selected
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