MSAE graduates are expected to have:

  1. Ability to use graduate level mathematics to model and solve aerospace engineering problems. [University Learning Goals: Specialized Knowledge, Intellectual Skills, Applied Knowledge]
  2. Ability to apply aerospace engineering science (aerodynamics, propulsion, flight mechanics, stability & control, aerospace structures & materials, etc.) to perform an in-depth analysis and / or design of an aerospace engineering system taking into consideration economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability constraints. [University Learning Goals: Specialized Knowledge, Broad Integrative Knowledge, Intellectual Skills, Applied Knowledge, Social and Global Responsibilities]
  3. Ability to use modern tools (computational or experimental). [University Learning Goals: Specialized Knowledge, Intellectual Skills, Applied Knowledge]
  4. Ability to perform a literature search related to a given problem, cite the references in appropriate ways, and demonstrate an understanding of the cited literature. [University Learning Goals: Specialized Knowledge, Intellectual Skills]
  5. Graduate level technical writing ability, including correct language and terminology, appropriate visuals, and summarizing key ideas. [University Learning Goals: Intellectual Skills]