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Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Ph.D.

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Degree Contact:

Dr. James P. Hubner

Graduate Application Deadlines

UA Catalog Listing Graduate School Listing Degree Works

The Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics offers a Doctor of Philosophy degree on campus and through alternative residency (distance learning) and OTIDE. A research-based degree, students are required to propose, complete, and defend an approved dissertation on a research topic that contributes to the field of aerospace engineering and/or engineering science and mechanics. Students have nine years to complete the program.

Official AEM PhD program requirements for the 2024-2025 academic year catalog are documented in the graduate catalog. The graduate catalog outlines many relevant items including admission, curricular requirements, transfer credit, plan of study, qualifying exam, and many more topics.
Students that enrolled prior to fall 2024 and have not switched to the 2024-2025 catalog can find archived catalogs here.

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