Prospective Master's Students

Eight students prepare to graduate with their master's degree in aerospace engineering

Is the Guggenheim School right for you?

Highly qualified undergraduates with a commitment to research are encouraged to apply to our master's program. Rated in 2022 by US News & World Reports as the #4 aerospace engineering graduate program in the country, the Guggenheim School offers a faculty with diverse and deep-rooted expertise in all areas of the discipline.

Each of our 40+ professors is involved in research that is defining the next chapter of aerospace engineering.Students who join the Aerospace Engineering school at Georgia Tech should prepare for total immersion in the ongoing research. Every year, AE research teams are working with industry, military, and academic partners on a broad range of problems. We expect our students to dive into a rigorous combination of coursework (33 credit-hours) and research that contributes to the discipline.

Learn While You Work:
The MSAE Distance Learning Program

For highly qualified individuals whose career, family, or other life commitments make on-campus coursework impractical, the AE Distance Learning Program (DLP) offers a great opportunity to earn a master's degree. Find out more about this unique opportunity.

Application Fee Waivers Available Beginning September 15, 2022

To promote more diversity within the applicant pool, the AE School will waive a limited number of application fees for applicants who are members of underrepresented groups. To be considered for the next cohort of application waivers, please send a copy of your resume or transcript to Mrs. Tasha Koon between September 15 and December 1, 2022. In the message, please let us know the aspect of your identity that is underrepresented (such as your racial/ethnic group). The request for a waiver will not affect admissions decisions.

No GRE Requirement: Spring & Fall 2023
The AE School will not require the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) as part of the Spring 2023, Summer 2023, and Fall 2023 admissions process for our MS and Ph.D. programs.
Application Deadlines

To ensure full consideration for research assistantships, please submit your application package by the deadlines listed below. The deadline for the School to receive supplemental materials, (i.e. recommendation letters, and language proficiency requirement or test scores) is four weeks after the deadline of each term. Note that referees will not receive a request to submit their letters until the application has been submitted by the student.

Fall: To ensure full consideration for a research assistantship: Dec. 1st 

All other Applications: April 1st 

Spring: All Applications: Oct. 1st 

Summer: All Applications: March 1st 

Deferral Deadline - Fall 2022
The last day to defer enrollment for Fall 2022 is August 1, 2022. You can defer your application for up to one academic year. Please send your request to the AE Graduate Info mailbox if you need to defer.