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Master’s degrees in aerospace or ocean engineering

An AOE student in an AOE lab

The Kevin T. Crofton Department of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering offers:

Master of science in aerospace or ocean engineering  
(thesis or non-thesis)

Master of engineering in aerospace engineering 


In order to ensure that all our students can communicate with scientists and engineers outside their primary field of interest, all graduate students in aerospace engineering must take the following four core courses: 

  • advanced aero-hydrodynamics
  • vehicle structures
  • vehicle dynamics and control
  • applied numerical methods

Graduate students in ocean engineering must take the following four core courses:

  • advanced aero-hydrodynamics
  • advanced ship dynamics
  • advanced ship structural analysis
  • applied numerical methods

For more details on degree requirements, see the Graduate Study Policies and Procedures Manual.