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:

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
  2. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  3. An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
  4. An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
  5. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  7. An ability to communicate effectively
  8. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
  9. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  10. A knowledge of contemporary issues
  11. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice
  12. An ability to apply engineering knowledge in an experiential, hands-on setting on projects representative of those encountered in the motorsports industry
  13. A knowledge of the attributes of the motorsports industry sufficient to operate within the unique constraints of that industry