Mechanical Engineering at South Dakota State University will also provide students with practical training and experience in the scientific methods needed to conduct reliable experiments and to apply and properly validate engineering models of physical systems. Critical thinking and communication skills developed in the program will prepare students for leadership roles. Overall, the knowledge and skills gained will prepare them for life-long careers in highly desirable research and development positions.
Students who undertake this graduate degree normally have as their goal an advanced understanding of the body of knowledge in the discipline, and a desire to make new and substantive contributions to that knowledge. Problems in energy conversion, materials, thermal-fluid systems, automation and control, and mechanical systems are typical applications. Graduate studies improve the student’s ability to think critically and creatively, and to synthesize, analyze, and integrate ideas for decision-making and problem solving.
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DisciplinesMechanical Engineering General Engineering & Technology View 118 other PhDs in General Engineering & Technology in United States
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- The application must include the application fee, all post-secondary transcripts, degree certificates, and other materials as required by specific programs before processing of the application will begin. The Graduate School employs a rolling deadline, however, students should check with their program of interest for specific admission deadlines.
- Applicants for the Doctor of Philosophy degree, 60-credit plan, must have a Master’s degree. This degree must be awarded from an approved, accredited institution. In those cases where applicants do not have a Master’s degree, departmental requirements will apply, either requiring completion of a Master’s degree or permitting an individual to move directly into a doctoral program, 90-credit plan. Domestic, international or non-degree seeking students may submit an application online.
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International648 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 648 USD per credit during .
National648 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 648 USD per credit during .
In-State337 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 337 USD per credit during .
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