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Purdue’s Engineering Professional Education Program, in partnership with the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, is offering two unique Master’s degree options in Interdisciplinary Engineering with specializations in Aeronautics and Astronautics. These unique Masters' are focused on the topic of Engineering Management, specific to careers in Aeronautic and Astronautic Engineering, and are open to students from the applied sciences and all engineering fields.

Your Options: Students can choose one of two options specific for Aerospace in this new Engineering Management MSE degree.

The Accelerated Engineering Management in Aeronautics and Astronautics (1-year) degree is ideal for students who are currently aeronautics and astronautics engineers with significant work experience. The program is designed to deepen knowledge within a student’s chosen engineering discipline, while strengthening their business and professional skills. This is an accelerated one-year professional masters option with no thesis requirement.

The Aeronautics and Astronautics Engineering Management with Professional Practice (2-year) option is designed for recent graduates to increase their technical and professional competencies.  The two year degree option features a full year of work experience through Co-op or Internship which is completed while students finish their Master’s coursework in the program. Individuals interested in embarking on a career path in technical and engineering leadership, are encouraged to apply.

 

In each program option students will choose to focus their graduate studies in a Major Area. Students can choose from the following major areas:

  • Aerodynamics
  • Aerospace systems
  • Astrodynamics and Space Applications
  • Dynamics and control
  • Propulsion
  • Structures and materials

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Program Requirements: The Details

Accelerated Engineering Management in Aeronautics and Astronautics (1-year)

The Professional Masters in Aeronautics and Astronautics (1-year) option requires a total of 30 credit hours to graduate. Of those credits, 18-21 credit hours will be aeronautics, astronautics, and mathematics coursework.

The remaining 9-12 credit hours requires the student to select management coursework from the following list:

MGMT 600 Accounting for Managers(3 Credit Hours)

MGMT 620 Marketing Management (3 Credit Hours)

MGMT 650 Strategic Management I (3 Credit Hours)

MGMT 660 Introduction to Operations Management (3 Credit Hours)

 

Typical Plan of Study: 1-year option

Semester 1: Fall term on campus – 12 units of coursework

Semester 2: Spring term on campus – 12 units of coursework

Summer: Summer term on campus – 6 units of coursework

 

Aeronautics and Astronautics Engineering Management with Professional Practice (2-year)

This is a two-year professional masters option with no thesis requirement. This program combines the desired mixed of academically rigorous technical material and business courses, while also providing a highly flexible course selection. An integrated co-op assignment is also required and will provide the opportunity to gain valuable work experience. This requires six to twelve months of participation that is administered through the Purdue Office of Professional Practice. For graduation in the Aeronautics and Astronautics Management and Professional Practice (2-year) option, a total of 33 credit hours are required, with 18-21 of those 33 credit hours of study being focused in Aeronautics, Astronautics or mathematics.

Typical Plan of Study: 2-year option

Semester 1: Fall term on campus – 12 units of coursework

Semester 2: Spring term on Co-Op assignment plus 3 units of coursework at a distance

Summer: Summer term on Co-Op assignment plus 3 units of coursework at a distance

Semester 3: Fall term on Co-Op assignment plus 3 units of coursework at a distance

Semester 4: Spring term on campus – 12 units of coursework

 

The concentration will also require students to complete 12 credit hours in the following management courses:

 

MGMT 610 Financial Management (3 Credit Hours)

MGMT 620 Marketing Management (3 Credit Hours)

MGMT 650 Strategic Management I (3 Credit Hours)

MGMT 660 Introduction to Operations Management (3 Credit Hours)

 

The degree will additionally require completion of 0-3 credit hours of electives focused in other areas of engineering or science.