University of Dayton School of Engineering

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Engineering Mechanics (M.S.)

Our Master of Science in engineering mechanics requires a minimum of 33 semester hours including:

  • 12 required semester hours in engineering mechanics: EGM 500, 503, 533, and 546.
  • 9 elective semester hours in engineering mechanics.
  • 6 required semester hours in mathematics: MTH 535 and 551.
  • 6 semester hours of research on an approved project or thesis. Thesis or project research may be replaced by 9 semester hours of additional coursework only with the approval of both your adviser and the program director.
Areas of Emphasis
  • Composites
  • Engineering mechanics
  • Environmental engineering
  • Geotechnical engineering
  • Transportation or water resources


We work closely with alumni and private business leaders to supply ongoing opportunities — from fluid mechanics to the mechanical behavior of materials, the engineering mechanics program prepares you to solve problems and improve outcomes in your area of expertise. 

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Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Engineering Mechanics

Kettering Laboratories 422 
300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0243