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Department of Mechanical Engineering


Student researching in Professor Zenyuk's lab

Earn a master's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Human Factors Engineering, or Human-Robot Interaction at Tufts School of Engineering. This field addresses a diverse mixture of problems in fundamental engineering science as well as applications. From soft-bodied robots to superconducting materials to cell swimming at the microscale, our faculty is involved in a diverse array of innovative research efforts.

We provide students with the best of both worlds: a student-centered experience at a top-notch research university. You’ll join small classes and immerse yourself in cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research led by innovative faculty.

Two convenient schedules:

  • Full-time: Complete your degree in only one year, or in two years with an optional thesis.
  • Part-time: Fit classes around your schedule and earn your degree while you’re advancing your career.

Program highlights:

  • Small class sizes
  • Personalized path of study
  • Mentorship from professors at the top of their fields
  • Collaborative research that crosses disciplines
  • Five miles from the high-tech hub of Boston

Admission requirements:

  • Application and $85 application fee
  • Academic records and resume/CV
  • Personal statement and letters of recommendation
  • GRE scores may be waived for part-time students with five years of industry experience who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Visit for complete details.

M.S. Programs

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