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MS in Aerospace Engineering
Pennsylvania State University


A degree in Aerospace Engineering from the Penn State University will equip one for understanding aerodynamics, materials and structures, propulsion, vehicle dynamics and control, and software to develop cutting-edge technologies and integrate them into aerospace vehicle systems used for transportation, communications, exploration, and defence applications. Recognized as one of the top aerospace engineering departments in the United States, the Penn State Department of Aerospace Engineering is a leading authority in aerospace education, research, and engagement. With the aid of an innovative curriculum, the department encourages professional excellence and engineering thinking. All students in the M.S. programs must complete the Scholarship and Research Integrity (SARI) program requirements which provide opportunities for identifying, examining, and discussing ethical issues relevant to the respective disciplines.

Core Research Areas: 

  • Aeroacoustics 
  • Air-Breathing Propulsion 
  • Astrodynamics 
  • Autonomous Flight and UAVs 
  • Computational and Experimental Fluid Dynamics 
  • Flight Science 
  • Multifunctional Structures and Nanomaterials 
  • Rotorcraft Engineering 
  • Space Propulsion and Plasmas 
  • Structural Dynamics and Adaptive Structures 
  • Vehicle Dynamics and Control 
  • Vehicle Systems Engineering

Core Courses: Some core courses are as follows: 

  • Foundations of Structural Dynamics and Vibrations
  • Dynamics and Control of Aerospace Vehicles
  • Introduction to Numerical Methods in Fluid Dynamics
  • Stochastic Processes
  • Mathematical Fluid Mechanics
  • Parallel/Vector Algorithms for Scientific Applications

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Annual Tuition Fee*

24 Months

Course Duration


Course Credits

On Campus

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Application Deadline

Aug 31, 2022


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Statement of Purpose Résumé Two (2) Letters of Recommendation Non-refundable application fee Official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Scores Official Test of English as a Foregin Language (TOEFL) Scores for international students only Official Transcripts

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Academic Pre-Requisites

A prospective student must be prepared with the following documents/prerequisites before applying to the University:

  • An undergraduate degree in the engineering discipline for which you are applying or in a related engineering or science discipline
  • A 3.00 or higher junior-senior grade point average
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Résumé
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation
  • Non-refundable application fee
  • Official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Scores
  • Official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Scores for international students only
  • Official Transcripts

Standardized Tests: Following are some tests in which you should qualify with the minimum marks, at least:

  • GRE test scores
  • TOEFL/IELTS test scores



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Rupal Patel


Aerospace Engineering
  • fall 2020

Julia Saha


Aerospace Engineering
  • spring 2020

Vasudha Kapre


Aerospace Engineering
  • fall 2018

Abhishek Jain


Aerospace Engineering
  • fall 2013

Suyash Nigam


Aerospace Engineering
  • fall 2017


Following are the job prospects that may come your way after the completion of the course:

  • Aerospace product and parts manufacturing
  • Engineering services
  • The federal government, excluding postal service
  • Research and development in the physical, engineering, and life sciences
  • Navigational, measuring, electromedical, and control instruments manufacturing
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Drafter
  • Salary Expectations for Aerospace Engineer

Below are the Companies that hire graduates of Aerospace Engineering. 

  • Boeing,
  • Lockheed Martin,
  • Airbus, General Dynamics,
  • Northrop Grumman,
  • SpaceX,
  • Rolls Royce,
  • Blue Origin, etc.

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