Examine the effect of built and natural structures on the ocean environment at the region's premiere university for studying maritime technology and coastal processes.

The ocean engineering master’s program at Stevens is one of only a few in the country. Our world-renowned faculty, state-of-the-art research facilities, strategic initiatives and nationwide partnerships supply graduate students with a wealth of opportunities in oceanography, maritime administration, naval architecture and environmental studies related to our waterways and coastal environments. The marine industry is vast and ever-evolving, with a great deal of opportunity for young ocean engineers to pursue impactful research and innovative careers.

Master's students are encouraged to make contributions to the field while studying. Stevens is known for its award-winning student body, cultivating advancements in predicting extreme weather, mapping currents, protecting communities against environmental hazards and enhancing port performance.

The Stevens Advantage

Stevens Institute of Technology is strategically placed at the heart of the New York/New Jersey port system, allowing students the opportunity to work with a living laboratory in the New York harbor and New Jersey coast. 

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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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