24 months
28980 USD/year
28980 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s Master’s in Aerospace Engineering online is designed for professionals advancing their careers through graduate education while balancing their work responsibilities. 


Offered full and part-time, graduate students continuing their studies while benefiting from the flexibility of high-quality remote learning. This Aerospace Engineering program is delivered by faculty members who are not only engaged in wide-ranging, cutting-edge research in aerospace topics, but are dedicated teachers sensitive to the educational goals and individual needs of their students. 

The online master’s in aerospace engineering also provides the flexibility for students to specialize in a curricular area by focusing their elective courses. For students wishing to gain research experience, this program allows up to 8-credits of Directed Research, of which up to 3 may be in Graduate Internship Experience on topics encountered in their professional environment. Courses are 7 weeks in length, offering greater flexibility for students who need to adjust their workloads and whose professional or personal lives may not permit lengthy semester-long commitments. 

Program Learning Outcomes

With a deeper understanding of technical concepts and with an array of technical skills well beyond the limits of an undergraduate degree, graduates of the master’s in Aerospace Engineering online will excel as practicing industry professionals and will have the backgrounds needed to contribute to the research and development of next-generation aerospace systems. Graduates of Worcester Polytechnic Institute's program will succeed in any interdisciplinary industrial, R&D or national lab setting.

Students who earn their MS in Aerospace Engineering Online will be able to:  

  • Demonstrate graduate-level knowledge of fluid dynamics, propulsion and energy, flight dynamics and control, materials and structures, and other engineering topics, as appropriate to their professional interests; 
  • Apply the theoretical and computational skills and solve complex, real-world aerospace engineering problems; 
  • Express the appreciation of current developments and outstanding issues in aerospace engineering. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fluid dynamics 
  • Propulsion and energy 
  • Flight dynamics and controls 
  • Materials and structures 
  • General aerospace engineering topics.   

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities
  • Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required. Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the online application.
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume

Tuition Fee

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    28980 USD/year
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  • National

    28980 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 28980 USD per year during 24 months.


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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