College of EngineeringDepartment of Aerospace EngineeringAcademics


The Department of Aerospace Engineering at Auburn University offers an exciting curriculum led by a faculty with extensive experience in teaching, research and industry.

Undergraduate Programs

Our bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering prepares students for a career in the core areas of aerospace engineering, including:

  • Aerodynamics
  • Aerospace Structures and Materials
  • Flight Dynamics and Control
  • Orbital Mechanics
  • Aerospace Design – Aircraft, Launch Vehicles and Space Mission
  • Jet and Rocket Propulsion


Graduate Programs

Auburn Aerospace Engineering is ranked No. 38 for its graduate program by U.S. News and World Report and has been in the top 50 for the past 3 years.

Our graduate students can pursue either a thesis or non-thesis master’s degree, or a doctoral degree. Graduate study in aerospace engineering features a meaningful research project in areas such as aerodynamics, propulsion, structures or structural dynamics under the guidance and supervision of a senior faculty member.


Online Program

Online study in Aerospace Engineering provides qualified students with opportunities to further their education with advanced courses, as well as to exercise and sharpen skills developed as part of their undergraduate training.

The Department of Aerospace Engineering offers a non-thesis Master of Science (M.S.) degree that allows students to take a broad range of aerospace courses, which may include aerodynamics, computational fluid dynamics, flight dynamics and control, orbital mechanics, propulsion, structures, and structural dynamics.