Aeronautics and Astronautics

The online Master's in Aeronautics and Astronautics is a non-thesis online degree which admits students twice a year - fall and spring terms.  The details on the requirements and deadlines for the MSAA program are detailed on this page.  This program is offered through the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics within the College of Engineering, and applicants with admissions questions specific to the MSAA degree should be directed to that department (contact details are specified below).  The Graduate School provides details on specific scores for admission.

Admission into the online MSAA is based on the following criteria:

  1. Application form to Graduate School 
  2. 2 Statements of Purpose
    1. Academic Statement of Purpose
    2. Personal History Statement
  3. Official transcripts (international students need original language and English translation)
  4. Three letters of recommendation
  5. Official GRE* (general test) and TOEFL scores (international only).
    TOEFL cannot be more than two years old.
  6. One page resume

*Note that the GRE is not required for Purdue AAE grads and students with 3 years of relevant professional experience.


  • July 1 for fall term
  • November 1 for spring term

Send MSAA application transcripts to:

Morgan Delaney, Graduate Program Coordinator
School of Aeronautics and Astronautics
701 W. Stadium Avenue - Armstrong Hall
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN. 47907-2045

Electronic transcripts (US institutions only) need to be sent to