NEW! MFS Degree Available Online

StudentManufacturing Systems Engineering MS Online Degree Program

Now you can earn your Manufacturing Systems Engineering Master’s degree while working full time!

Starting Spring 2015, courses for the degree will be offered online, giving you the flexibility and convenience of earning an MS in Manufacturing Systems Engineering entirely online from an internationally reputable and prestigious university that is a leader in manufacturing education and research.

If the hassle of trying to go to graduate school while working full time has been your problem, why wait any longer? Get started right away!!

Graduate admission requirements and degree requirements will be same as for the face-to-face Manufacturing Systems Engineering MS degree currently offered.

Off-campus students can take all their courses online while on-campus students will continue to have the opportunity to attend courses offered in the face-to-face mode in addition to taking any courses offered in the online mode.



Online Courses

The online course delivery schedule for 2015 is:

Semester Courses
Spring 2015 MFS 606 (Core course), MFS 501
Fall 2015 MFS 505 (Core course), MFS 503


The tentative schedule for online delivery of other courses is:

Year Spring Semester Fall Semester
2016 MFS 605 (Core course), MFS 507, MFS 780 MFS 611 (Core course), ME 647, MFS 526
2017 MFS 512, MFS 609 MFS 607, MFS 780
2018 More elective courses to be offered. More elective courses to be offered.


Tuition and Fees

According to current University of Kentucky tuition and fees policy, students enrolled only in online distance learning courses during the fall and spring semesters will be charged the Kentucky resident rate regardless of residency status. For the 2014-2015 academic year, resident tuition rates are as follows*:

Full-time: $ 5,656; Part-time, per credit hour: $ 596
*Some courses require additional fees that are not included in the base tuition rate.

Students taking face-to-face classes on campus will be required to pay the relevant tuition fees according to their residency status. See Graduate School website for more information.

In the meantime, if you need more information, contact:

  • Graduate Program Coordinator at (859) 257-6336, ext. 80611
  • Dr. Fazleena Badurdeen, Director of Graduate Studies for Manufacturing Systems Engineering, at (859) 323-3252, email: