Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering

Enhance your knowledge of aerodynamics and propulsions, control, dynamics, stability, materials and structures with a graduate degree in aerospace engineering. Coursework is interdisciplinary and provides a comprehensive approach to meet your individual educational goals.

Thesis and non-thesis options available. The thesis degree requires a minimum of 30 credit hours of coursework (at least 21 credit hours of coursework and at least 6 credit hours of research). The non-thesis degree requires a minimum of 30 credit hours of coursework, up to 6 hours of which can be from out-of-department courses.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in aerospace or mechanical engineering, or a related engineering or science field
  • Undergraduate GPA ≥ 3.0
  • GRE V+Q ≥ 302; GRE Q ≥ 155, and GRE WR ≥ 3.5
  • International requirement: TOEFL ≥ 80 or IELTS ≥ 6.5

Doctorate Degree in Aerospace Engineering

Please contact the academic department for details on the distance doctorate program. Email mae@mst.edu or call 573-341-4661. 

Graduate Certificates

Your Pathway to a Graduate Degree

Start earning college credit toward a graduate degree. The GRE is not required to enter a certificate program, and credit earned may be applied toward your master’s degree.*

Graduate Certificate Programs

*restrictions may apply

Completion of a graduate certificate program does not automatically guarantee admission into a corresponding graduate degree program. To continue in a master’s degree program, you must apply. Check with the academic department for program specific details and requirements. Learn more about the certificate to master's program.

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Global Learning
Distance Education

G8 Norwood Hall 
320 W. 12th St. 
Rolla, MO 65409
Phone: 573-341-6591
Fax: 573-202-2396 
Email: global@mst.edu

Mechanical and
Aerospace Engineering

Dr. Xiaodong Yang
Associate Professor

227 Toomey Hall
400 W. 13th St.
Rolla, MO 65409-0050

Phone: 573-341-6273
Email: yangxia@mst.edu
Web: mae.mst.edu