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Ocean Engineering Master's Program

Program Details


Master of Engineering


On campus


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Gain technology-centric research and development skills at one of the nation’s top ocean engineering schools, as ranked by College Factual and College Gazette.

Ocean engineering is a growing and evolving field with a variety of career paths, including marine administration, naval architecture and environmental studies. At Stevens, you’ll engage in applied research with some of the top faculty in ocean engineering, working on projects related to pressing issues like predicting extreme weather, mapping currents, protecting communities against environmental hazards and enhancing port performance. Because Stevens houses one of the only ocean engineering programs in the northeast, our graduates are highly sought-after by organizations like the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the U.S. Office of Naval Research and Lockheed Martin.

As part of the School of Engineering and Science's sustainability research pillar, the civil, environmental and ocean engineering department facilitates research in coastal engineering, flood prediction, and storm prediction.

Civil, Environmental, & Ocean Engineering Research at Stevens

Learn more about research in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Ocean Engineering.

The Stevens Advantage

Stevens’ Hoboken, N.J., location gives access to the living laboratory that is the New York Harbor and New Jersey coast. On campus, you’ll benefit from Stevens’ array of national research partnerships and work in renowned labs and facilities, including the Davidson Laboratory for experimental marine hydrodynamics and the Vibration Acoustics Laboratory.

More Advantages to our Program

  • Customizable curriculum

  • Access to world class towing tank and wave flume

  • Experience with three research vessels

  • Evening and online courses available

Putting You on Track for Professional Success

The ocean engineering master's program develops in-demand knowledge and skills to put you on track for career success in a variety of career roles like:

  • Coastal Engineer

  • Maritime Security Expert

  • Naval Architect

  • Coastal Scientist

  • Underwater Systems Engineer

  • Petroleum Engineer

Our graduates have been hired at: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Lockheed Martin, U.S. Office of Naval Research, Langan Engineering, Mott MacDonald, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

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