12 months
20460 USD/year
20460 USD/year
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As a recognized leader in aviation and aerospace education, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University offers a Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering program that prepares graduates for a successful career designing aircraft, spacecraft, satellites and more.

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This Aerospace Engineering graduate degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is designed for students who already have a degree in Aerospace Engineering or a related engineering field. The curriculum provides a favorable balance of practical and theoretical training using the most current techniques and tools available.

Students augment their engineering and science background with studies in computational fluid dynamics, aeroacoustic modeling, rotorcraft aerodynamics, flow control, air-breathing hypersonic and rocket propulsion, autonomous unmanned air and ground vehicles.

Studies also include aircraft and spacecraft guidance, navigation and control, aeroelasticity, composites, nanomaterials, smart materials, structural health monitoring, computational structural mechanics, and design optimization, as well as other topics in aerospace engineering.

About Aerospace Engineering at the Daytona Beach

Housed in the Department of Aerospace Engineering in the College of Engineering at ERAU’s Daytona Beach Campus, the MSAE degree program prepares students for careers in the aerospace industry or in research and development.

The Department of Aerospace Engineering has the world’s largest Aerospace Engineering student enrollment and its graduate program is currently ranked 27th (tied) in the U.S. News and World Report.  Get access to the most up-to-date technology and laboratories, including Labs at the new MicaPlex for Engineering and Aerospace, such as: Advanced Dynamics and Controls, Advanced Materials, Composites Laboratory, Gas Turbine, Large Systems, Structures, and Wind Tunnel.

The nearby Eagle Flight Research Center has a 10,000-square-foot hangar with convenient runway access at the international airport.

About Aerospace Engineering at the Worldwide & Online Campus

Based on the same curriculum used by our renowned Daytona Beach campus and taught by the same renowned professors, the online Aerospace Engineering master's degree will prepare you to participate in and even lead cutting-edge research, innovation and development.

You will enhance your scientific background in the areas of aerodynamics and propulsion; dynamics and control; and structures and materials, as well as explore the challenges facing military and commercial aircraft and spacecraft design and development. And you will develop the skills needed to conquer them.

With this flexible online platform, you can interact with professors and students on your schedule, from anywhere in the world. And because the classes can be taken at your convenience within the semester, you will not suffer career and family disruptions. No commute, no rigid classroom hours, and no demanding schedule. It is education designed around your work and life schedules.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Strength and Fatigue of Materials
  • Aircraft Structural Dynamics
  • Engineering Materials Selection
  • Finite Element Method
  • Analysis of Aircraft Composite Materials
  • Structural Health Monitoring

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Worldwide & Online campus: International applicants must submit the application for admission 90 days prior to the term start date. 


30 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts sent directly from all colleges and universities attended (bachelor’s degree is required) Official transcripts of any graduate courses attempted.
  • The statement of objectives is an important part of your application. You should give your reasons for wishing to do graduate work in the field you have chosen, incorporating your interests, your background, and your long-term professional goals.
  • Letters of Recommendation - Three Endorser’s Recommendations — two academic and one professional.
  • Resume - A current résumé outlining your past educational and work experiences.
  • GMAT/GRE Scores
  • Foreign Credential Evaluation
  • Language Requirement

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20460 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20460 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    20460 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20460 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Worldwide and Online Campus Tuition:

  • Military Cost Per Credit: $648.00
  • Civilian Cost Per Credit: $773.00

Living costs for Daytona Beach

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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