Mechanical Engineering

Bradley’s graduate degree in mechanical engineering strengthens your ability to solve complex engineering problems.

Top 25 Engineering Program - U.S.News
12 to 1 student faculty ratio
Top Illinois Regional University - U.S.News
100% of classes taught by faculty

The Bradley Advantage

Bradley’s graduate degree in mechanical engineering offers you three academic tracks. You can take research-focused courses in mechanical systems design or thermal science. You also can opt for a classroom-focused applied science track. As a full-time student, you can complete the degree in three or four semesters, though you have six years to complete the degree. U.S. News and World Report consistently ranks Bradley’s engineering programs among the nation’s best.

Successful Outcomes

Bradley’s mechanical engineering graduate program successfully prepares you to advance your career or to pursue a doctorate. In recent years, all Bradley mechanical engineering students found employment or started doctoral courses within six months of graduation. They’re working at places such as CNH Industrial, General Motors, the U.S. Air Force and Komatsu America Corp.


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