24 months
1215 USD/credit 20047 USD/year
1215 USD/credit 20047 USD/year
586 USD/credit 9669 USD/year
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At the graduate-level, the School of Aerospace Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) offers master's and doctoral degrees. In addition, the School offers a distance learning-based master's degree.


Key facts

The master's degree in Aerospace Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) may be earned by completing 33 semester hours of coursework, which must include 3 credit hours of Special Problems research credit. 

Alternatively, the candidate may elect to complete twenty-four semester hours of coursework along with nine hours of MS thesis work. In the latter option, the candidate must propose a thesis topic, complete the thesis, and successfully defend it before being awarded the degree. A GPA of 2.7 is required to graduate with an MS degree. All coursework, including Special Problems, must be taken on a letter-grade basis. The program of study for the master's degree is very flexible and can be tailored, in agreement with the student's advisor, to meet the candidate's professional goals.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Aerodynamics and Fluid Mechanics
  • Aeroelasticity and Structural Design
  • Flight Mechanics and Control
  • Propulsion and Combustion
  • Structural Mechanics and Material Behavior
  • System Design and Optimization

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


33 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official GRE Scores
  • Transcript (unofficial or official) for eligible degrees (only Physics, Computer Science, and all Engineering fields)
  • Official transcripts are welcomed but are only submitted if an acceptance has been offered.
  • Three (3) Letters of Recommendation
  • *Official TOEFL Scores (international students only)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20047 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1215 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    20047 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1215 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    9669 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 586 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Atlanta

1213 - 2208 USD /month
Living costs

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


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