M.S. Degree Requirements
The M.S. program has 2 options. The Thesis Option requires a minimum of 30 credit hours of graduate work including 6 hours earned in the satisfactory completion of a thesis. The Project Option requires a minimum of 33 hours of graduate work with an emphasis on an independent investigation that must include 3 hours of Special Problems, but a thesis is not required.
The candidate must pass a final oral examination in which the thesis (or results of the independent investigation) is defended and the candidate demonstrates a working knowledge in aerospace engineering.