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Florida Institute of Technology

Program in Ocean Engineering

Melbourne, FL

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Florida Institute of Technology

Overview

Florida Institute of Technology / Program in Ocean Engineering is located in Melbourne, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Optional
30 credit hours (thesis), 33 credit hours (non-thesis) with technical paper
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Research program and publication

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

51
Applied
22
Accepted
5
Enrolled
43%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, resume, transcripts, statement of objectives, undergraduate degree in physical sciences or engineering, on-campus interview (highly recommended)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.3, resume, 3 letters of recommendation, statement of objectives

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

34
Total Graduate Students
32%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
67%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.94%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 52%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.94%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.94%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (70%)
Female (29%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Underwater technology, materials and structures, coastal processes and engineering, marine vehicles and ocean systems, naval architecture
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 150 West University Boulevard
Melbourne, FL  32901-6975
United States
Contact Dr. John Windsor
Program Chair
Email: jwindsor@fit.edu
Phone: 321-674-7300