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PhD Mechanical Engineering

The PhD in Mechanical Engineering program at Portland State University takes this effort one step further, delving deep into research with the purpose of discovering, changing or enhancing critical aspects of engineering.

Quick Facts

Full-time Duration: TBA
Starting in: January, April, September
Tuition Fee: $736 per credit
Location: Portland Campus (Portland, United States)

Applicants to the Mechanical Engineering program at Portland State University need a strong graduate engineering background. The program requires applicants to display an ability to work independently, and a desire to work on problems with no obvious solution.

Careers in the Mechanical Engineering field can span various industries, including:

  • additive manufacturing
  • aerospace
  • automotive
  • biomedical
  • construction
  • defense
  • electronics
  • energy

Courses Included

  • Engineering Analysis
  • Advanced Heat Transfer
  • Control Engineering
  • Finite Element Modeling and Analysis