12 months
1241 USD/credit 37230 USD/year
1241 USD/credit 37230 USD/year
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The field of Ocean Engineering at Florida Institute of Technology studies the world’s ocean environment using engineering expertise to analyze its effects on vessels and structures. It is involved in deep-sea exploration and projects such as designing and operating platforms or sub-surface vehicles.


A master’s in Ocean Engineering from Florida Institute of Technology provides students a multidisciplinary, hands-on program oriented toward the needs of industry. With its emphasis on basic engineering sciences, design, and modern engineering tools and methods, ours is one of the only graduate programs in the country that offers training in ocean engineering, naval architecture, oceanography, meteorology, environmental science, and coastal management.

Through hands-on fieldwork, students apply their understanding of civil, mechanical, electrical, and computer engineering to design and build solutions for complex marine environments.

Why Pursue A Master's In Ocean Engineering At Florida Tech?

Florida Tech’s unique community offers students seeking a master’s in ocean engineering access to numerous environment-oriented private companies. Students meet and interact with professionals from many prominent local organizations, who often guide students through projects, provide internships, and work at Florida Tech as adjunct faculty. This makes for a special educational opportunity.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Hydroacoustics
  • Coastal Processes and Engineering
  • Advanced Coastal Engineering Structures
  • Ocean Engineering Systems
  • Port and Harbor Engineering
  • Ocean Engineering Data Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students looking to enroll in a master's degree program at Florida Tech must hold a bachelor's degree (four-year degree) in a related field from a recognized, regionally accredited college or university (or the international equivalent).
  • Applicants must have earned a cumulative GPA of 3.0 as an undergraduate in order to be considered for admission to a Florida Tech master's degree program.
  • If a student demonstrates acceptable undergraduate achievement but has subject-specific course deficiencies, the academic department that oversees the program will specify the criteria that must be met to make up for them.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37230 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1241 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    37230 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1241 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Melbourne

1030 - 1585 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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