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Are you applying for admission to the Clark School of Engineering with the intent to pursue the Southern Maryland Program?  Please fill out this interest form to help us identify prospective applicants.


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For more information, contact:

David Bigio
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
301-405-5258
dbigio@umd.edu

Fitzgerald Walker
Academic Advisor and Manager, Outreach and Recruitment, Undergraduate Studies
301-405-5139  fwalker@umd.edu

Why Choose the Southern Maryland Mechanical Engineering Program?

EARN YOUR DEGREE CLOSE TO HOME

The University of Maryland A. James Clark School of Engineering is now offering a four-year B.S. in Mechanical Engineering program to students in the Southern Maryland region in a convenient, student friendly format. Through the College of Southern Maryland or another college or university, you can take credits to complete general coursework.

To review full program requirements, visit www.eng.umd.edu/advising/transfer.

For the remaining two years of the program, you will take courses at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center and at the University of Maryland College Park. Each semester you will enroll in one course on the College Park campus, which means you travel to College Park only a few days or evenings per week. The remaining courses will be taught by faculty on site in Southern Maryland or through distance education technologies.

The program provides a quality engineering education to the region’s residents and builds technical expertise for industries as diverse as the Naval Air Warfare Center- Aircraft Division, Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin Corporation and others.

SMD-ME students and lab instructor
SMD-ME students and lab instructor
working on an air flow experiment.

LEARN FROM FACULTY WITH HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE

Engineering courses at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center are taught by experienced part-time faculty members with strong connections to the Patuxtent River Naval Air Station. Courses taught at the University of Maryland are led by full-time faculty who are recognized as leaders in the field.