To create a meaningful, fundamental and rigorous engineering educational experience so that our graduates are self-learning professionals who can compete in a global marketplace.

The University of Houston BSME program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,


Program Educational Objectives

To produce graduates who are able to secure, to maintain and to change professional employment or gain placement in post-graduate education, if and when desired.


Student Outcomes

Students in the UH Mechanical Engineering Program are expected to attain:

  1. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
  2. an ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
  3. an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  4. an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
  5. an ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
  6. an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
  7. an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.


Student Enrollment/Degrees Awarded

BS 1,072 216
MS 110 66
PhD 60 11
Total 1,242 293

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