ME Graduate Programs
Welcome to the Graduate Programs at the Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering. The master's degree in mechanical engineering was authorized at Georgia Tech in 1922; the first degree was awarded in 1925. The doctoral program in mechanical engineering was established in 1946; the first Ph.D. in mechanical engineering was awarded in 1950. The first Ph.D. was awarded to a minority student in 1984 and the first Ph.D. in mechanical engineering was awarded to a woman in 1987.
M.S. in Mechanical Engineering (M.S.M.E.)
M.S. in Bioengineering (M.S.BIOE.)
Joint M.S. with Universität Stuttgart (For Domestic Students Only)
Ph. D. in Mechanical Engineering
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering-Georgia Tech & Seoul National University Joint Program
Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering
Ph.D. in Robotics
Ph.D. in Bioengineering
Information on how to prepare and submit an application to the graduate program. Different program options are listed.
Prospective Graduate Students
Information on graduate student funding and information on demographics, admissions, and time-to-degree for doctoral students in our programs.
Important websites, academic staff’s contact information, financial aid, fellowships, school policies, and FAQs.
Master's Degree Program
Requirements for the various master’s degree options, orientation, degree checklists, information on: advising, the program of study, courses, thesis process, deadlines, and applying to graduate.
PhD Degree Program
Requirements for the various PhD degree options, degree checklists, information on: advising, the program of study, courses, qualifying exams, thesis process, deadlines, and applying to graduate.
Registration information, lists of graduate courses, special problems courses, samples of programs of study, information on transfer credits.
Information and links to the following: student life and services, ME student groups, accidents and injuries, office space, computers and networking, shops, laboratories and equipment purchases, and graduate student travel.
Links to all required forms for graduate students including program of study, thesis approval, degree petitions, etc.
Questions ? Contact Us
The Graduate Handbook provides outlines the Woodruff School's procedures for graduate students to receive a degree. You should carefully read the Georgia Tech Catalog and this Handbook for Woodruff School Graduate Students. A full PDF version of the handbook can be downloaded here:
If you have a question that neither the catalog nor this handbook resolves, please contact:
- Office of Student Services, (404) 894-3204, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Dr. Wayne Whiteman, Director of the Office of Student Services, email@example.com
- Dr. Andrei Fedorov, Associate Chair for Graduate Studies, AGF@gatech.edu