Aerospace Engineering PhD

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Program Description

The Aerospace Engineering PhD program equips students with the skills and knowledge necessary to take on leadership roles in the aerospace industry and associated sectors. The program covers a wide range of applications in aeronautics and astronautics, encompassing subsonic and supersonic aircraft, satellites, space shuttles, space stations, and more. 

Students in this program can also engage with UB's Computational Data-enabled Science and Engineering graduate program. This collaboration provides comprehensive training in computational data science, benefiting experimental and computational materials scientists.

Program Contact

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Office of Graduate Education
415 Bonner Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260

Instruction Method

  • In Person (100 percent of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

Credits Required

  • 72 Hours


  • 4 to 5+ Years

Application Fee

  • $85

Admission Tests**

  • GRE

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.

** At least one of the admissions tests are required for admission. Test and score requirements/exceptions vary by program. Contact the department for details.