Degrees and Programs

Degrees

The department offers degrees in aerospace engineering and engineering mechanics.

Degrees offered include:

  • Master of Science
  • Master of Engineering – with creative component
  • Master of Engineering – course work only option
  • Doctor of Philosophy

Majors:

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Engineering Mechanics

Minors:


 Requirements

Upon admission into the program.

The Master’s degree requires:

  • Minimum of 30 semester hours of graduate credits in research and/or course work.
  • The Master of Science degree program is research oriented and requires a thesis.
  • The Master of Engineering programs include more course work in exchange for less research experience.

The Doctor of Philosophy degree requires:

  • At least 72 semester hours of graduate research and course work
  • Dissertation
  • Must pass a written qualifier examination, written and oral prelims, and a final oral examination.

Contact Information

Hui Hu, Director of Graduate Education

Sara Goplin, Graduate Program Assistant
aere-info@iastate.edu

515-294-9669
2357 Howe Hall