The Professional Master of Science (ProMS) in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Colorado is designed for working engineers and people who want to pursue a career in the aerospace industry. Our fully online master’s program is housed within the globally-recognized Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences — a hub for our nation’s aerospace education and research efforts.
Throughout your degree, you will learn from award-winning faculty, tackle real-world problems for industry leaders, and graduate ready to lead the future of space discovery. From designing autonomous systems to expanding humanity’s presence into deep space, you’ll be empowered to build your technical expertise and develop creative solutions for tomorrow’s challenges.
Ranked among the top four graduate programs in the country by the National Research Council, the University of Colorado Boulder’s Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences is internationally recognized for its research and education leadership in aerospace engineering. Our students, graduates, and faculty are advancing the frontiers of aerospace engineering and space science. Together, we are tackling the biggest challenges in the field, including improving how we study the Earth and orbital debris, how humans can sustainably expand deeper into space, and how we can design the next generation of vehicles for transportation on Earth and exploration throughout our solar system.
Our professional master’s degree was designed in partnership with industry leaders to ensure that you’re learning cutting-edge technologies and gaining the real-world experience you need to launch your career. We apply a collaborative approach to both research and education, emphasizing experiential learning, teamwork, technical expertise, and system-level multidisciplinary thinking. With former NASA astronauts and industry-experienced faculty leading the way, our program is unmatched in its rigor and fidelity to how private industry and federal agencies operate. Whether you’re interested in joining a government agency, leading a research laboratory and teaching the next generation, starting your own company, or becoming an astronaut, the ProMS in Aerospace Engineering will help you reach your unique career goals.