Graduate programs

The Department of Aerospace Engineering offers two master's degrees:

  • Master of Science (M.S.) — thesis option; minimum of 30 credit hours required, including six credit hours for AERO 7790, Research and Thesis; requires an oral exam that covers a student’s research and thesis

  • Master of Aerospace Engineering (M.A.E.) — non-thesis degree; requires a minimum of 33 credit hours of course work and may include three credit hours of AERO 7980, Aerospace Engineering Project; requires a final written report approved by the student’s advisory committee and written in a period of one semester; students must pass the Graded Presentation Examination

We also offer a doctorate degree:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) — 60 credit hours beyond the bachelor’s degree; requires 30 credit hours of graded graduate course work (6000 level and above), 18 hours of which must be completed as a graduate student at Auburn; requires 30 additional credit hours of course work that may include non-graded courses, 6000 level courses, a maximum of four credit hours of Research and Thesis from a completed master’s degree and the minimum 10 credit hours of AERO 8990, if approved by a student’s advisory committee; requires a minimum of two graduate level courses in science and math (6000 level or above)




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