Automotive Engineering Program Details

Ranked #1 Automotive Engineering Degree Program

Automotive engineering is one of the most technologically interesting and compelling specialty areas. It requires expertise in mechanical, electrical, and computer engineering. Experts in automotive engineering are poised to develop innovations that will change society and address global problems.

Consistently rated as one of the five best Colleges of Engineering in the country, U-M offers top-ranked academics and practical experience. The Master of Engineering (M.Eng.)  in Automotive Engineering is an advanced professional degree program that is designed specifically for today’s engineering world. It emphasizes engineering fundamentals and practice with a focus on recent advances in the field.

Students who graduate from this program have strengths in modern automotive systems, engineering fundamentals, enhanced interdisciplinary skills, and the teamwork skills necessary to guide product and process development in this rapidly evolving field.

The curriculum features courses on state-of-the-art engineering competencies such as:

  • Advanced Technology Powertrain Design and Control
  • Hybrid Electric Vehicles and Battery Systems
  • Self-driving Cars
  • Automotive Electronics: Electric machines and power electronics
  • Embedded Microprocessor Control Systems

These courses are taught by U-M faculty who are international experts, and they are offered in flexible format with on-campus and online options. Many students complete this degree entirely online.