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Aerospace Engineering

San José State University

12 months
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7176 USD/year
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Students at the Aerospace Engineering MSc program from San José State University can specialize in sustainable aviation concepts, aerospace structural design, astrodynamics, space systems engineering, hypersonics or propulsion.  

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Overview

At the Aerospace Engineering MSc program from San José State University, students have opportunities to work with AE faculty and NASA engineers to design, build, test, and launch microsatellites like the TechEdSat, participate in the design, building, and testing of our brand new hypersonic facility, learn how to use machine/deep learning for structural health monitoring, optimize spacecraft trajectories or explore the potential of electric and hybrid propulsion systems for general aviation, commuter, and large air transports.

Careers

Our graduates go on to work for world-class companies, government agencies and engineering services, specializing in research, aerodynamics, navigation, thermal protection, flight testing, stress analysis and so much more.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Space Propulsion Systems 
  • Advanced Aerodynamics 
  • Advanced Aircraft Design 
  • Aircraft Subsystems 
  • Orbital Mechanics and Mission Design 
  • Advanced Astrodynamics 
  • Spacecraft Dynamics and Control
  • Advanced Aircraft Stability and Control 
  • Advanced Structures and Materials
  • Structural Vibrations for Aerospace Applications 
  • Gas Dynamics 
  • Hypersonics and Reentry Systems

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students with a BSAE degree from a US ABET accredited institution and a GPA greater than 3.0 are normally admitted as Classified.
  • Students with a BSAE degree and GPA less than 3.0 may be admitted Conditionally. The condition of their admission into the MSAE Program is that they will take two AE courses, selected in consultation with the AE Graduate Coordinator, and earn a grade of B or better in each.
  • Good academic standing at the last institution attended.
  • English Language Proficiency Exam, if necessary.  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3588 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3588 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • Non-CA Resident tuition includes an additional $396 per unit.

Living costs for San Jose

1740 - 3150 USD /month
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