Dec 05, 2023  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
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Computer Aided Engineering [M.S.]

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The Computer Aided Engineering program at Eastern Michigan University places a strong emphasis on preparing engineers with competent backgrounds in the engineering principles and utilizing the computer-based tools and techniques for all engineering functions and processes.

The curriculum is designed to train the individual to apply knowledge in mechanical engineering, engineering analysis, product design, automated manufacturing, CAD/CAM/CAE, and renewable energy engineering systems using computer aided engineering tools. To facilitate this, students in the program will be exposed to the nature of the engineering environment through courses related to engineering design and analysis principles, and renewable energy engineering applications.

This is a designated STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) program.


Program Admission

Graduate School Application

After reviewing the admission requirements below, please select the appropriate application. The University is transitioning application platforms; pay close attention when selecting the application below.

The program you are applying to may not accept applicants every semester.

For additional information regarding the application process, please see Graduate Admissions or International Admissions.

Admission Requirements

Minimum Graduate School Requirements

A four-year baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or an equivalent degree from a non-U.S. institution. In addition, a minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale, or 3.0 in the last half of the undergraduate program, is required for full admission. Applicants who do not meet minimum admission requirements may be considered for conditional admission. See International Admissions for international applicant requirements.

Applicants must also meet the following program requirements:

  • A 1-page personal statement related to your passion for the CAE field
  • A resume

Conditional admission may be granted to otherwise qualified students.

School Information

Engineering Philip Rufe, Interim Director | 111 Sill Hall, 734.487.2040,​

Advisor Information

Tony Shay, Ph.D., 101 King Hall, 734.487.2040,

Degree Requirements: 36 hours

Specialization Track: 15 hours

Choose 15 credit hours from one of the following two tracks

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