Doctor of Philosophy in Ocean Engineering

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Ocean Engineering ensures breadth across the various fields of ocean engineering along with cutting-edge research and practice capabilities in one of the focus areas – coastal works, off-shore-energy (oil, gas and renewables), naval architecture, and underwater robotics.

Students take intermediate and advanced level courses in many key sub-disciplines of Ocean Engineering. Electives are offered for further specialization in focus areas. Thesis research focuses on cutting-edge contributions in a specific topic in the focus area. The degree is appropriate for a career in research, policy making, and advanced practice in the chosen focus area. This degree program is offered on the College Station campus.

For more information please see the Ocean Engineering website.

Steps to Fulfill a Doctoral Program