The distance learning Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GNC)-focused master’s degree in Electrical Engineering consists of nine online courses plus a master’s thesis. This ABET-accredited degree program is tailored for working professionals and is intended for government and contractor organizations in need of a GNC workforce development pipeline, with a special emphasis on positioning, navigation, and timing (PNT) for military applications. Asynchronous online learning modules with intentional alignment between thesis research and day-to-day job responsibilities maximize the on-the-job relevancy, educational efficiency, and overall value of this program to the entire defense-focused PNT workforce.
Degree Required: BS degree from an accredited institution
Mathematics Required: Ordinary Differential Equations
Test Required: GRE - 153V/148Q (within the last 5 years)
GPA Required: Overall - 3.0; Mathematics - 3.0; Major - 3.0
Waivers to the above criteria may be granted on a case-by-case basis. Therefore, individuals whose academic credentials fall below any of the above criteria are encouraged to apply.
Academic Eligibility does not automatically result in program acceptance. This is contingent upon a number of factors, including available class space and coordination with AFIT faculty to determine thesis topic and research advisor assignments. Contact the Autonomy & Navigation Technology (ANT) Center at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about program acceptance criteria.
Program Educational Objectives (PEOs):
Program Outcomes (POs):
Graduates will be able to:
Degree Type: Master's
Delivery Method: Distance Learning