Graduate Programs


What We Offer

Lamar University College of Engineering offers the following graduate degree programs with a concentration in Mechanical Engineering:

Master of Engineering

Master of Engineering Science

Doctor of Engineering


Why Pursue a Graduate Degree in Mechanical Engineering at Lamar?

Our faculty work with students on a wide range of research topics including materials, corrosion, combustion, multi-physics and scale modeling, design, vibrations and system dynamics, thermal systems, and many other areas. The department teaches software skills including SOLIDWORKS, ANSYS, MATLAB, Fluent, OpenFOAM, and Autodesk Fusion 360 to implement the ideas presented in our coursework. Lamar University is located in Beaumont, Texas, a major chemical manufacturing center with four refineries and many heavy industrial facilities in the area. Beaumont is a two-hour drive from Houston, a global engineering center and headquarters for many leading companies.

The Mechanical Engineering Department provides several forms of support to graduate students. Qualified masters and doctoral graduate students are often offered a scholarship and instate tuition based on GRE and academic background. The department also offers a limited number of doctoral student assistantships (teaching and research) that provide fee waivers on a merit basis.