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Master of Aerospace Engineering

Program Details

The University of Washington Seattle Campus offers a Master of Aerospace Engineering Degree. This degree program is well suited for individuals who wish to enhance their knowledge on aerospace engineering. This program is designed for students who are not interested in pursuing a PHD. Individuals with this degree will have the opportunity to pursue employment in the specialized aerospace engineering field. Graduates of this program will gain knowledge and skills through the program that are essential in order to be successful within the career. The Master of Aerospace Engineering program is highly beneficial to current working professionals and those who are interested in entering these specialized positions.

The Master of Aerospace Engineering Degree Program gives students the opportunity to explore a various aerospace engineering course subjects. This program consists of 45 credit hours that may be completed on a part-time or full-time schedule. The curriculum requires students to complete Analytical Methods coursework, Core Area coursework, Breadth Elective coursework, and a Seminar/Colloquium. Once admitted into the program, students must declare a concentration within the degree. Concentrations that are offered include Controls, Fluids, Propulsion/Plasma/Power, Structures, and Composites. These courses are designed to ensure that students are well prepared to further their education and obtain specialized employment within this field. The courses are expertly crafted to ensure that graduates will be knowledgeable, competent, and professional within this unique career.

All courses are available online and may be completed on a part-time or full-time schedule. This online learning environment provides flexibility for enrolled students who are employed or have other obligations. Students must be highly disciplined to complete a large amount of coursework. Time management, a reliable internet connection, and word processing skills are very important for students who enroll in this degree program. Applicants should ideally hold an undergraduate degree in aerospace or mechanical engineering. However, other undergraduate degrees may be accepted under certain terms.


Applicants to the graduate program should be well prepared and have a strong undergraduate GPA for the last 90 quarter hours or 60 semester hours of graded undergraduate coursework to be considered for admission.

Accreditation & Licensing

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities