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Master of Research (M.Res.) in Astronautical Engineering

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Earn a Master's of Research in Astronautical Engineering.

The M.Res. in Astronautical Engineering program is structured for experienced professionals in the Astronautical Engineering field with an appropriate degree and professional experience. During the program, students will conduct original research in an approved area of Astronautical engineering regardless of it being Commercial, Civil or General Aviation. Successful completion of the program culminates in the award of the Master of Research (M.Res.) in Astronautical Engineering degree.

Graduates will also be able to serve as a subject matter expert, work in private companies or government agencies.

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Our programs provide practical experience

At Capitol, we believe online learning can equal and even surpass a traditional classroom environment. We provide our online learners with virtual labs and a state-of-the-art instructional delivery platform. With our program, you’ll gain the interaction and hands-on practice you need to develop your potential.

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We’re industry-focused

Capitol has built a strong track record of providing high-quality academic programs that respond to emerging industry needs, from business analytics to cybersecurity.

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Program is 100% online

Our Master’s of Research in Astronautical Engineering is offered 100% online. Once you are accepted, all you need is an Internet connection and you can attend class. We keep the classes small so you receive personalized attention from faculty who are interested in sharing their knowledge and helping you succeed.

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Generally, to apply to a graduate degree program, you should have completed a bachelor's degree or be completing a bachelor's degree prior to enrollment and should have a 3.0 cumulative grade point average or higher.

Some master of science programs have additional technical competency requirements.


Tuition & Fees

Tuition rates are subject to change.

The following rates are in effect for the 2022-2023 academic year, beginning in Fall 2022 and continuing through Summer 2023:

  • The per credit charge for graduate courses:
    • Online or satellite campus (per credit) - $630, plus fees (information technology and other applicable fees)
    • Independent study (per credit) - $877, plus fees (information technology and other applicable fees)
  • The active duty military tuition rate is $350 per credit, plus fees (additional discounts and scholarships do not apply)
  • The retired military tuition rate is $530 per credit, plus fees (additional discounts and scholarships do not apply)
  • There is no charge for online application, $40 fee for paper application

For 2023-2024 masters tuition and fees, click here.

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