The program consists of a set of five core courses (see details below). There is no research requirement nor is a thesis required to obtain the degree.
A student graduating with an M.S. in Aeronautics will:
- Be skilled in fluid mechanics, solid mechanics and mathematics, as applied to advanced study in aeronautics;
- Have an in-depth understanding of the foundations of analytical, computational and experimental techniques in this area;
- Be well qualified for a career in aerospace and related fields.
Programme StructureCourses include:
- Research in Aerospace
- Fluid Mechanics
- Mechanics of Structures and Solids
- Experimental Methods
- Aerospace Engineering
- Space Propulsion
- Aerospace Engineering Seminar
- Introduction to the Physics of Remote Sensing
- Continuum Mechanics of Fluids and Solids
- Mechanics of Composite Materials and Structures
- Advanced Research in Aerospace
- Advanced Fluid Mechanics
- GALCIT Colloquium
- Special Topics in Fluid Mechanics
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Deadline passed
DisciplinesAerospace Engineering View 107 other Masters in Aerospace Engineering in United States
To successfully complete the online application process, you must:
- Create a free account with CollegeNET to submit the application form online. Include payment of the application fee or submit a fee waiver request.
- Upload a Statement of Purpose.
- Request GRE, TOEFL, and/or IELTS test scores to be sent directly to the California Institute of Technology (Institutional Code 4034).
- Upload an official electronic copy of your transcripts or online grade reports issued by your college or university.
- Register three individuals from whom you will request letters of recommendation.
- Upload a CV or Resume
International52506 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 52506 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
National52506 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 52506 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
In-State52506 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 52506 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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