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Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering / Aerospace Engineering

Program Details

Mississippi State University offers the PhD in Engineering with a concentration in Aerospace Engineering. This degree prepares the student to enter the university setting as a faculty member and researcher, or for a rewarding career in industry or government. The major areas of study include fluid dynamics, structural mechanics, flight mechanics and controls, flight test engineering, and design optimization.


  • Applicant must have maintained a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale on all courses taken at the master’s level
  • A master’s degree
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
  • Official transcripts of prior college studies

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges