M.Sc. On Campus

Ocean Engineering

University of Miami

12 months
39834 USD/year
39834 USD/year
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The MS in Ocean Engineering at University of Miami provides participants with a combination of engineering skills and strong scientific knowledge in the marine sciences, preparing them to address a variety of ocean-related engineering concerns.


Key facts

The program is open to students who want to pursue a career in engineering or marine science and professionals who have responsibilities in engineering, marine science, business and law fields and want to further their knowledge and skills. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Ocean Engineering is projected to grow 9% from 2014-2024.

The program has two tracks:

  • Coastal engineering
  • Remote sensing and maritime security

Both tracks build upon the unique world-class resources available through the University of Miami’s Center for Southeastern Tropical Advanced Remote Sensing (CSTARS) satellite receiving facility and Surge Structure Atmosphere Interaction Facility (SUSTAIN) wind-wave laboratory.


The mission of the MS Ocean Engineering degree is to educate students with a combination of strong applied scientific knowledge in the marine sciences and engineering. These students will possess the skills needed to address a range of marine related concerns in a rational and responsible manner.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Capstone Lab based course on structure/fluid interaction
  • Coastal Physics and Engineering
  • Coastal Ocean Circulation
  • Structural Mechanics
  • Advanced Structural Analysis
  • Turbulence
  • Advanced Wave Hydrodynamics
  • Ocean Systems Engineering
  • Advanced analytical methods
  • Wave propagation in the ocean environment
  • Intermediate Fluid Mechanics
  • Applied Ocean Hydrodynamics
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International applicants are highly encouraged to submit their completed applications as early as possible


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Excellent performance in all coursework and certificate programs (traditionally cumulative gpa > 3.0)
  • Competitive scores on the GRE General Test (verbal plus quantitative traditionally > 300)
  • Comprehensive letters of recommendation
  • Acceptable scores on TOEFL or ILETS exams (English proficiency exams for international students only)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39834 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19917 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    39834 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19917 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Miami

1508 - 2603 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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