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Aerospace Engineering

Consistently ranked in the top 15 by U.S. News and World Report!

CU-Boulder aerospace engineering alumni are distinguished aerospace leaders, managers, and entrepreneurs. Many play key roles in the design of complex aerospace systems in both the public and private sectors.

Take individual graduate courses or pursue a certificate or Master of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering. Areas of study include:

  • Astrodynamics and Satellite Navigation Systems
  • Earth and Space Science, Remote Sensing
  • Bioastronautics
  • Structural and Materials Systems

Dual Degree Options

If you are interested in leadership and management within aerospace, the dual degree of a Master of Science in Aerospace and the Master of Engineering in Engineering Management may be the perfect fit for you!

Graduate Advisor: Aerospace Engineering Sciences

Ann Brookover
303.492.6416
Ann.Brookover@colorado.edu
Aerospace Website

 

View graduate degree admission requirements and application deadlines for degrees on the University of Colorado Boulder Graduate Admissions page.

 

Check out the Engineering Anywhere distance course offerings for Aerospace Engineering below!

Library Courses

Library Courses are digital recordings of University of Colorado Boulder graduate engineering and technology courses taught in previous semesters. These courses have been approved to be included in the Course Library. However, for most courses, you will need to contact the instructor directly to obtain permission to take the course in a particular semester.

Course Instructor Permission Required Instructor
ASEN 5007: Introduction to Finite Elements Yes Carlos Felippa
ASEN 5012: Mechanics of Aerospace Structures Yes Bradley Davidson
ASEN 5014: Linear Control Systems Yes Dale Lawrence
ASEN 5016: Space Life Sciences Yes David Klaus
ASEN 5022: Dynamics of Aerospace Structures Yes K.C. Park
ASEN 5024: Nonlinear Control Systems Yes Dale Lawrence
ASEN 5070: Introduction to Statistical Orbit Determination 1 Yes Brandon Jones
ASEN 5090: Introduction to Global Navigation Satellite Systems Yes Kristine Larson
ASEN 5148: Spacecraft Design Yes Michael McGrath
ASEN 5168: Remote Sensing Instrumentation Design Yes Bill Emery
ASEN 5210: Remote Sensing Seminar Yes Bill Emery
ASEN 5215: Descriptive Physical Oceanography Yes Bill Emery
ASEN 5227: Math for Aerospace Engineering Sciences 1 Yes Brian Argrow
ASEN 5245: Radar/Remote Sensing Yes Jeffrey Thayer
ASEN 5335: Aerospace Environments Yes Delores Knipp
ASEN 5426: Neural Systems and Physiological Control Yes Howard Wachtel
ASEN 5436: Brains, Minds, and Computers Yes Howard Wachtel
ASEN 5519: Unmanned Aircraft Systems in the National Airspace System Yes Brian Argrow
ASEN 6013: High Speed Propulsion Yes Ryan Starkey
ASEN 6020: Optimal Trajectories Yes Daniel J. Scheeres
ASEN 6021: Viscous Flows Yes Jelliffe Jackson
ASEN 6024: Nonlinear Control Systems Yes Dale Lawrence
ASEN 6060: Advanced Astrodynamics Yes Daniel J. Scheeres
ASEN 6080: Statistical Orbit Determination 2 Yes Jay McMahon
ASEN 6107: Nonlinear Finite Element Methods Yes Carlos Felippa
ASEN 6519: Aerospace Vehicle Guidance and Control Yes Daniel J. Scheeres
ASEN 6519: Celestial Mechanics Yes Daniel J. Scheeres
ASEN 6519: Lidar Remote Sensing Yes Xinzhao Chu
ASEN 6519: Orbital Debris Yes Brandon Jones
ASEN 6519: Small Unmanned Aircraft System Guidance, Navigation, and Control Yes Eric Frew
ASEN 6519: Uncertainty Quantification Yes Alireza Doostan

Library Courses are digital recordings of University of Colorado Boulder graduate engineering and technology courses taught in previous semesters. These courses have been approved to be included in the Course Library. However, for most courses, you will need to contact the instructor directly to obtain permission to take the course in a particular semester.