NNPS - Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Master of Science Engineering Science (Mechanical Engineer) (MSES-ME) Degree Program (Curriculum 572)
The Master of Science in Engineering Science (Mechanical Engineering) MSES-ME provides students with scientific and technical knowledge of mechanical engineering. Students will gain an understanding of the role that engineering and technology have in military operations environment. Emphasis is on naval engineering and its applications to surface vessels, submarines, and spacecraft.
ME 3201 Applied Fluid Mechanics
ME 3150 Heat Transfer
ME 4220 Viscous Flow
Quarters 4 and 5 (two of the following three courses required)
ME 4162 Convection Heat Transfer
ME 4401 Advanced Thermodynamics
ME 4420 Marine Power and Propulsion
Quarters 6 and 7
ME 0810 Research/Design Term Paper
Final two quarters are devoted to a non-thesis research project.
Eligibility, Tuition, Course Materials and Program Availability
The MSES-ME program is fully funded, off-duty postgraduate education. Books and DVD lectures will be provided. Students generally take one course at a time and should complete each within six months.
As an asynchronous, off-duty program, students can generally start immediately upon acceptance into the program. Program approval normally takes 3-4 weeks after receipt of undergraduate transcripts.
Student Application Form
To apply for this program, please complete the Student Application Form and submit.
Transcript and Participation Agreement Submission Information
In order to be fully considered for a seat in the degree program, you are required to submit Sealed Official transcripts of ALL undergraduate and previous graduate work to date (degree & non-degree) to the NPS Admissions office at the following address:
Admissions Office (Official Transcripts)
Naval Postgraduate School
1 University Circle , HE-061A
Monterey, CA 93943-5006
Per OPNAVINST 1520.23C, a Navy officer will incur a 2 year service obligation upon completion or withdrawal from the MSES-ME program, which is served concurrently with any other service obligation. All students must submit a command-signed Participation Agreement (PA) prior to enrolling in the program. The Participation Agreement is available via the online application and can be printed, signed, scanned and emailed to email@example.com.
If you have questions regarding your transcript submissions or Participation Agreement, please contact the NPS Admissions Office at firstname.lastname@example.org .
For additional information specific to the program, please email the Program Manager.