A Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering: Modeling and Simulation in Mechanical Engineering degree from UW–Madison provides you with an advanced skill set in computational engineering literacy and advanced simulation and modeling methodology.

Is this program right for you?

The Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering: Modeling and Simulation in Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Wisconsin–Madison is multidisciplinary, combining elements of advanced computer simulation processes in the field of Mechanical Engineering with engineering design, energy conversion and generation, biomechanics and manufacturing, among others.


In just one year, you will be prepared to meet the growing market demand in the specialized area of modeling and simulation in mechanical engineering. Gain a deeper understanding of mathematical, scientific and engineering principles that will provide you with the tools to formulate, analyze and work independently to solve engineering problems.


Our program faculty are renowned for their expertise and research in the field of Modeling and Simulation in Mechanical Engineering. You will gain computational engineering literacy and a strong modeling and simulation skillset that when combined, are highly marketable. This advanced skill set will enable you to work in innovative fields of technology including high-performance computing, simulation analysis, design optimization, and more.

What you Learn

  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of mathematical, scientific, and engineering principles in the field.
  • Demonstrate an ability to formulate, analyze, and independently solve advanced engineering problems.
  • Apply the relevant scientific and technological advancements, techniques, and engineering tools to address these problems.
  • Recognize and apply principles of ethical and professional conduct.

Where & How you learn


  • Accelerated
  • Face-to-face


  • 30 credit degree program
  • Complete the program in one academic year (fall, spring, summer)
  • Courses begin in the fall semester only
  • Students who hold a graduate degree may transfer up to 9 credits of prior graduate work
  • UW–Madison Mechanical Engineering students may count up to 7 credits of coursework numbered 300 or above towards degree
  • Students in this program will not be eligible for TA, RA, and PA positions or a thesis

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All applicants must:

  • Have a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related discipline.
  • Submit GRE Scores
  • Meet the minimum requirements of the Graduate School
    • Have a minimum undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale or equivalent for at least your last 60 semester hours.
    • Non-native English speakers must have a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and score above graduate school minimums.
  • Application Deadline: December 15th

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