The Graduate Astronautical Engineering (GA) program is designed to provide astronautical engineering specialists for the Air Force. Astronautical engineering is dedicated to the design, testing, and development of spacecraft, missiles, launch vehicles, and related systems. In the traditional program, students enter as a class in September and graduate in 18 months. The Master's degree program in Astronautical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET (http://www.abet.org).
This program provides the student with a broad education in the scientific and engineering disciplines associated with Astronautical engineering. Our Program Educational Objectives are to provide graduates who:
Make direct contributions to the area of astronautical engineering as a practicing engineer.
Successfully evaluate, monitor, and administer astronautical research and development projects.
Use their AFIT education to approach and solve new technological challenges to meet the needs of the Department of Defense.
Program requirements and detailed information