BS in Motorsports Engineering

IUPUI is the first university in the United States to offer a bachelor's degree in motorsports engineering.

This 4-year Purdue University Bachelor of Science degree in Motorsports Engineering was founded in May 2008 and is designed to prepare graduates for careers in the motorsports industry as well as automotive-related companies.  The focus is on teaching fundamentals of engineering and includes hands-on projects that involve designing, analyzing, and building of actual systems.

Program Educational Objectives

The program educational objectives of the Motorsports Engineering undergraduate program are to integrate engineering and life science principles into a comprehensive curriculum that produces graduates who can achieve the following career and professional accomplishments, if desired:

  • Meet expectations of employers in Motorsports Engineering and related fields
  • Achieve recognition and/or advancement consistent with their education
  • Continue growth in professional knowledge through additional education, certification or licensing

MSTE Student Outcomes

The MSTE Program is accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), which is a nationally recognized standard of quality for engineering and technology programs. Upon completion of the MSTE degree, students will be able to:

Outcome 1:

An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics

Outcome 2:

An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors

Outcome 3:

An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences

Outcome 4:

An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts

Outcome 5:

An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives

Outcome 6:

An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions

Outcome 7:

An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.