The MAE Department offers a PhD program in Mechanical Engineering.
The following table is an outline of the program of study requirements. Students should consult their dissertation advisor and supervisory committee to develop their program of study.
Program of Study
|Minimum of 27 semester hours of graduate coursework from MAE or related departments||27|
|With approval, a Master's Thesis may be counted 6 semester hours towards this total.|
|12 semester hours of graduate courses in an approved engineering area of specialization||12|
|MAE 692||GRAD ENGR ANALYSIS I||3|
|MAE 671||CONTINUUM MECHANICS||3|
|3 semester hours of graduate coursework in mathematics (Typically MAE 693)||3|
|18 hours (minimum) of MAE 799 - Doctoral Dissertation||18|
|Graduate Seminar 1|
|Total Semester Hours||67|
Any PhD candidate who has not completed MAE 683 during their MSE degree at UAH must take MAE 683.
With prior approval, up to 12 semester hours of 500 level courses may be taken in fulfillment of the Basic and specific program requirements.