Through the online program, you will increase the depth of your technical background while still having the flexibility and benefits of working full-time if you choose.

The Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering can be pursued online on a full-time or part-time basis. The application process is the same for both options; simply select the online program when you are applying. Online students complete the same requirements as on-campus students, and they receive the exact same degree as our on-campus students. Prospective applicants are encouraged to review the online course catalog and coursework requirements for the program prior to applying. 

Detailed course offerings can be found using the University of Illinois Course Explorer. Online course catalog is available here: https://grainger.illinois.edu/academics/online/courses/profile/ME523-120221 

The Master of Engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering is a self-funded program where students are responsible for paying their tuition and fees. Students in this program are not eligible for Board of Trustee (BOT) tuition-waiver-generating assistantships at the University of Illinois.

Find Tuition and fees for online programs within the Grainger College of Engineering at Illinois are explained.