Welcome to the Graduate Programs at the Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering. The master's degree in mechanical engineering was authorized at Georgia Tech in 1922; the first degree was awarded in 1925. The doctoral program in mechanical engineering was established in 1946; the first Ph.D. in mechanical engineering was awarded in 1950. The first Ph.D. was awarded to a minority student in 1984 and the first Ph.D. in mechanical engineering was awarded to a woman in 1987.
Established as Georgia Tech’s first international campus in 1990 in Metz, France, Georgia Tech-Lorraine offers an additional opportunity to earn part or all of an MSME degree or PhD degree from Georgia Tech, and a Master’s degree from our European partner schools.