M.Sc. On Campus

Coastal Engineering

Jackson State University

12 months
960 USD/credit 28800 USD/year
960 USD/credit 28800 USD/year
460 USD/credit 13800 USD/year
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The  Coastal Engineering program from Jackson State University enable students to achieve enhanced professional development and appreciate the technical and societal challenges existing in the practice of coastal engineering.



The mission of the Coastal Engineering program from Jackson State University is to provide engineers with graduate education in the specialized field of coastal engineering, including knowledge, skills and abilities to address coastal engineering challenges arising from coastal natural disasters.

Program Objectives

  • Provide students an understanding of the fundamental coastal engineering knowledge and principles necessary to address engineering challenges in a coastal environment, especially those arising from coastal natural disasters.
  • Provide graduate course work and research programs in coastal engineering.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engineering Analysis 
  • Coastal Structures 
  • Coastal Engineering Design
  • Sedimentation and River Engineering 
  • Linear Theory of Ocean Waves
  • Spectral Wave Theory 
  • Analysis, Design and Rehabilitation of Breakwaters 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for Admission. Click here to access the Graduate School Application.
  • Out-of-state and International applicants must submit a $25.00 application fee. Applications will not be processed without payment of the application fee. Payment is made by  using a credit/debit card at the time of application.  Application payments are processed as part of the application.
  • A satisfactory TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS score 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 960 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    28800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 960 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 460 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Jackson

1080 - 1645 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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