M.Sc. On Campus

Ocean Engineering

Florida Atlantic University

12 months
20536 USD/year
20536 USD/year
7440 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Department of Ocean Engineering at Florida Atlantic University offers an extensive Master of Science degree program in Ocean Engineering with the aim of preparing individuals for engineering challenges to working in the ocean environment.


Specialization in specific Ocean Engineering programs at Florida Atlantic University is offered through in-depth studies in the areas of Acoustics, Signal processing, Materials and Corrosion, Marine structures, Marine Hydrodynamics and Autonomous Underwater Vehicles.All students choosing the MS thesis option and receiving financial assistance must be full-time students. 

Learning outcomes

This requires that they are registered for a minimum of 9 credits in the fall semester, 9 credits in the spring semester, and 6 credits for the summer semester. All international students must be registered as full-time students. A maximum of 12 credits may be taken in a semester. In the graduation semester the student may be allowed to take one credit.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Mathematical Methods in Ocean Engineering 
  • Engineering Data Analysis 
  • Physical Aspects of Oceanography 
  • Advanced Mechanics of Materials
  • Mathematical Methods in Ocean Engineering 
  • Advanced Hydrodynamics 
  • Engineering Principles of Acoustics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in any field of study from a regionally accredited institution
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA in the last 60 hours of undergraduate study
  • Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score and/or Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score taken within the last 5 years
  • Scores are required regardless of GPA
  • Official transcript or transcript evaluation reflecting bachelor’s degree
  • Immunization
  • Residency 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20536 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20536 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    20536 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20536 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    7440 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7440 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Boca Raton

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Updated over a year ago

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