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.

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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 Maritime Security Center (a National Center of Excellence), the Davidson Laboratory for experimental marine hydrodynamics and the Vibration Acoustics Laboratory.

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Ocean Engineering Research

Ocean engineering master’s students have the opportunity to engage in a variety of research areas including ship hydrodynamics, sediment transport, coastal storm impacts, remote sensing and coastal flooding while interfacing with many of Stevens’ world class laboratories.

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