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Mechanical Engineering, M.E.

Molinaroli College of Engineering and Computing

Make the world a better place through technology that is accessible, equitable and sustainable while advancing your engineering education through our master's program.

Our engineering program gives you the opportunity to design and build things that make the world a safer place. This highly versatile degree is frequently the path to well paid, high-skill, secure job. With a master's degree you can enhance your professional capabilities and position yourself as a prime candidate for a range of advanced positions.

Program Highlights

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    Premium Laboratories

    Conduct engineering research through our many laboratories focused on a variety of topics across campus.

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    Professional Development

    Establish strong connections with leading industries throughout South Carolina to create opportunities for employment.

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    Renowned Faculty

    Be mentored by our dedicated and certified staff who are well-versed in their specialties.

What You’ll Study

Graduate students work side-by-side with our faculty in state-of-the art labs and research centers. Specialize in advanced materials and multi-scale manufacturing, aerospace engineering, mechanics and multi-physics, thermo-fluids engineering, energy and fuel cells, biomedical engineering, nuclear engineering, mechatronics or nanotechnology.

Building Skills

Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.

  • Project Management

    Organizing and overseeing tasks to achieve specific goals

    System Design

    Creating or improving complex systems to meet specific requirements

    Interpersonal Skills

    Communicating and interacting effectively in a variety of social and professional situations

  • Product Design

    Creating new or improved products that meet customer needs and expectations

    Technical Writing

    Creating clear and concise documents, such as manuals or instructions, for technical or scientific topics


    Working with others to achieve a common goal or objective

Using your degree

Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.

Potential Careers

  • Engineer
  • Systems Engineer
  • Product Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Project Manager
  • Technical Salesperson/Manager

Workplace Settings

  • Automotive
  • Aerospace
  • Medical
  • Entrepreneurships

Is USC Right For You?

There are many reasons we could be your ideal university. There's the award-winning academics, the globally modeled student life, and abundance of study abroad and experiential learning options. Take a closer look at what USC could mean for you.

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