Aerospace Engineering - Online and Distance Education

Aerospace Engineering


How to Apply

Admissions Requirements

At the master's level, an applicant will meet the minimum admission requirements for full graduate standing if all of the following are satisfied:

  • Overall grade point average (GPA) is at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale from an accredited institution.
  • Undergraduate major is in a technical area which satisfies the prerequisites for graduate coursework in MAE. If you do not hold a BS degree in ME or AE, you may need to complete undergraduate aerospace engineering courses prior to being accepted for admission.
  • Three satisfactory letters of recommendation.
  • An international master's applicant has a competitive TOEFL score (NC State Graduate School requirement: 18 or higher in each section with a total score of 80 in all four sections). This program does not currently accept international students who reside outside the continental U.S.

Non-Degree Studies (NDS) Students

NDS students seeking spring enrollment in an Engineering online program and/or course, please submit your NDS application no later than Wednesday, January 4, 2023 to ensure your application materials are received on time.  Submitting your application after January 4, may result in not being admitted or enrolled in classes for the Spring 2023 semester.


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