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MAE Graduate Programs

CSULB offers graduate programs in Aerospace Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. Interdisciplinary and online graduate study options are also available. Read more about the programs below.

 

Master's in Aerospace Engineering

Tailored to working professionals with evening classes, CSULB’s graduate Aerospace Engineering program helps practicing engineers increase their competence or prepare for more advanced study. Students can complete their Master of Science degrees with a thesis, project, or comprehensive exam. A limited number of teaching or research assistant positions are available. Students can focus on:

  • Space systems
  • Aircraft systems
  • Aerodynamics and computational fluid dynamics, or
  • Aerospace structures and materials

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Master's in Mechanical Engineering

Tailored to working professionals with evening classes, CSULB’s graduate Mechanical Engineering program helps practicing engineers increase their competence or prepare for more advanced study. Students can complete their Master of Science degrees with a thesis, project, or comprehensive exam. A limited number of teaching or research assistant positions are available. Students can focus on:

  • Dynamics, vibration, control, and robotics
  • Fluid and thermal sciences
  • Materials
  • Mechanics, or
  • Design and manufacturing

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Master's in Engineering (Interdisciplinary)

Students wishing to pursue advanced study may be interested in the College of Engineering’s Master of Science in Engineering (MSE) degree. Graduate study leading to the MSE can be tailored to the goals of a student with a background in chemical engineering by taking advanced course work to develop expertise in one of four areas:

  • Environmental: Chemistry and civil engineering
  • Controls: Electrical engineering
  • Microelectronics: Computer engineering
  • Thermal, fluids, and materials: Mechanical engineering

With most courses offered in the evening, the program is tailored to working professionals.

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Master's in Engineering Management (Online)

The CSULB College of Engineering, in conjunction with the College of Continuing and Professional Education, offers an online Master’s degree program intended for working engineers who wish to advance their managerial skills without having to leave their positions. 

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PhD in Engineering and Industrial Applied Mathematics

CSULB offers this interdisciplinary doctoral program jointly with the Claremont Graduate University. The program of study for each Ph.D. candidate is carefully integrated to ensure the interdisciplinary nature of each student’s research. 

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