Aerospace Engineering (MS)
Program at a Glance
|Degree: Master of Science|
|Frank Batten College of Engineering & Technology: Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering|
|Cost: $412 per credit hour *|
|Required: 30 credit hours|
|Course Delivery Modes: SatelliteAttend class at a site for a live streamed course where the students and instructor can talk to each other.|
Aerospace Engineering involves the solution of complex multidisciplinary problems associated with aerospace vehicles and systems, high-speed ground vehicles, spacecraft systems, and many other problems in addition to the traditional areas of aeronautics and astronautics.
In this program, you will choose one emphasis area from the following:
- fluid mechanics
- structural mechanics
- dynamics and controls
As a Master of Science student, you will take twenty-four credit hours of course work and a minimum of six credit hours of thesis work. You also must pass an oral defense of your thesis. More curriculum information is on the department's web pages.
Aerospace Engineering Careers
A wide variety of jobs are available in Aerospace Engineering, from research to development and testing.
Courses in this program are offered in this technology:
Satellite: Attend class at a site for a live streamed course where the students and instructor can talk to each other.
For admission as a regular graduate student, you must have an undergraduate degree from an accredited university in aerospace engineering, engineering mechanics, mechanical engineering, or a related field, such as civil structural engineering, physics or mathematics.
If you have a non-engineering degree, or an engineering degree other than aerospace, mechanical or engineering mechanics, your degree must have included the subject matter prerequisite for graduate study in aerospace engineering or engineering mechanics.
For complete details, please visit the department's web site.
|Graduate Distance Learning Tuition Classification||Cost per credit hour|
|Virginia residents (with Virginia domicile)||$412|
|Students living outside of Virginia||$412|
|* In Virginia but without Virginia domicile||$1048|
Rates are effective Summer 2013 and subject to change. Please visit the Admission & Financial Aid web site for complete tuition details.
* For questions about domicile or “in-state” status as it applies to tuition rates, please visit the University Registrar.