The Flex Option is available for students seeking optimum flexibility in their course curriculum. It allows students to choose courses across different focus areas to best meet their professional goals. 


Students pursuing the Flex Option may take whichever courses best meet their professional goals. The general requirements for all Master of Science Professional programs are your only restrictions:

  • Coursework: 30 graduate-level credit-hours must be completed with at least a grade of C in each course. At least 18 credits must be in Mechanical Engineering (i.e., MCEN courses). Up to 12 credit-hours may be taken outside the department, inclusive of any transfer credits applied towards the degree. Students must maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA to remain in good standing.
  • Professional Development: 15 Professional Development Program (PDP) seminars must be completed during the course of the Master’s degree.