The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering offers baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees in mechanical engineering and a baccalaureate in Aerospace Engineering.  At the baccalaureate degree level, a student can study a sequence of courses to provide an option in specialized areas such as aerospace engineering, environmental engineering, automotive engineering, biomedical engineering, energy engineering, and HVAC (heating, ventilation and air-conditioning) systems.  The department also offers a five-year B.S./M.S. program leading to both the B.S. degree and the M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering in five years.  This program is intended for exceptional students who are admitted to the graduate program in their junior year.  Graduate students can specialize in areas related to fluid mechanics, heat transfer, energy engineering, environmental engineering, materials, solid mechanics, internal combustion engines, robotics, controls and design.  In addition, a management option is available in the M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering.  At the doctoral level, the degrees of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) and Doctor of Arts (D.A.) in Mechanical Engineering are available.

The Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) Department at the University of Miami emphasizes excellence in education and research, while keeping in par with the growing technology. Due to favorable relative numbers of faculty and students, individual students receive personal attention.