12 months
20460 USD/year
20460 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Engineering Physics program from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will provide students the opportunity to collaborate with the foremost experts in the field, many of whom have been awarded research grant funding for important research projects.

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Whether students have recently earned their undergraduate degrees, or have professional experience, the program is well suited in either situation. Students will graduate from the program with expertise in Applied Physics, as it pertains to Space Science and Engineering Physics .

The program specifically emphasizes scientific instrumentation, applied optics, remote sensing, spacecraft subsystems (power, attitude, and thermal control), and a wide variety of topics in space science and engineering.

The Engineering Physics program from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is heavily research oriented, with a majority of the faculty in the Department of Physical Sciences actively involved in scholarly activities in the space sciences and engineering. The research areas include experimental programs with satellite systems, sounding rockets, ground-based remote-sensing experiments, and a parallel program of theoretical studies in the areas of space systems engineering, upper atmospheric physics, space physics, and plasma and magnetospheric physics.

This program’s objectives are:

  • Fundamental understanding of scientific and engineering approaches to conceiving and designing complex spacecraft systems.
  • Development of the diverse set of research skills required to evolve the state of the art in the areas of space science and engineering.

About Engineering Physics at the Daytona Beach

The M.S. in Engineering Physics program gives students expertise in a wide variety of topics in space science and engineering, including scientific instrumentation, applied optics, remote sensing, and spacecraft subsystems.

Housed in the Department of Physical Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences, this highly research-oriented degree covers experimental programs ranging from satellite systems and sounding rockets to ground-based remote-sensing experiments — along with theoretical studies in related areas.

Upon program completion, students gain an understanding of scientific and engineering approaches and the research skills needed to conceive and design complex spacecraft systems.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Numerical Methods for Engineers and Scientists
  • Spacecraft Dynamics and Control
  • Advanced Space Physics
  • Experimental Methods in Space Science
  • Spacecraft Power and Thermal Design
  • Intermediate Heat Transfer

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

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

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.

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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