University of Kansas Aerospace Engineering is an international leader in aerospace education and is committed to developing a global community for students, educators, and researchers by strategically aligning teaching, research, and service missions. A world-class graduate and undergraduate education focused on designing, simulating, building, testing, and flying aerospace vehicles is provided. The department invests in research infrastructure and chooses outstanding students who will work with faculty and staff to conduct basic and applied research of relevance to aerospace vehicles and systems. The department supports the aerospace profession by educating the public, by maintaining the KU aerospace short-course program, and by advising policy-makers in government, industry, and disciplinary professional organizations.
Aerospace engineering prepares graduates for professional practice in the aerospace industry and graduate study in aerospace engineering. Achievement is measured through assessment of the performance of graduates three to six years after graduation. Graduates must demonstrate the following measurable learning outcomes:
- Competence in the analysis, test, and design of aerospace systems and components using contemporary techniques, equipment, and software.
- An understanding of the professional responsibilities associated with the special public safety and economic aspects of the aerospace industry.
- The ability to communicate analysis test, and design results to engineers and nonengineers.
- The ability to work effectively in interdisciplinary teams.
- An understanding of the need for lifelong learning.
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The minimum course requirements for the ME degree are:
- At least 30 credit hours of graduate-level technical electives; which shall include either 3 or more credit hours in aerospace design or at least 3 and up to 6 semester hours of approved management courses.
- Students must take at least one semester of AE 690, Professional Development for Graduate Students.
- No more than two courses below the 700 level may be used to satisfy degree requirements, in addition to the required AE690 course. All AE courses other than AE690 must be 700 level and above.
- 12 months
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DisciplinesAerospace Engineering General Engineering & Technology View 1213 other Masters in General Engineering & Technology in United States
- Transcripts from all degree-granting institutions: for processing purposes, you may attach scanned versions of official transcripts to your application, as well as a copy of your degree certificate and/or diploma if the degree has been earned outside the US. A printout from a student portal is NOT considered an official copy.
- Three letters of recommendation. Letters must be on letterhead. Recommenders will receive instructions on submission at the time the application is submitted.
- Resume or CV
- Official GRE score report
- Statement of Objectives
- Official TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE score report (International students only)
- Statement of Financial Resources (International students only)
International20312 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 20312 USD per year during 12 months.
National18674 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18674 USD per year during 12 months.
In-State8202 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8202 USD per year during 12 months.
- Annual tuition for 18 credits
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