College of Aeronautics & Engineering | Kent State University

College of Aeronautics & Engineering

Whether you choose the AABI accredited Aeronautics program or the ATMAE accredited Applied Engineering programs, we have a program designed to develop highly prepared, employable graduates. With facilities like air traffic control simulators, a foundry, CAD and computer labs, 3D prototyping, mechatronics, electronics, FANUC robots, hydraulics, energy and power, KSU airport, and many internship and co-op opportunities, our students receive practical experience so they are job ready upon graduation.
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Aeronautical Systems Engineering Technology, BS

The Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Systems Engineering Technology degree prepares students for entry-level positions or graduate-level education in aeronautical systems, systems engineering, engineering technology, or other closely-related fields upon graduation. This program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET.

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Aeronautics, BS

The Aeronautics Program offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautics, with four concentration options: Aeronautical Studies, Air Traffic Control, Aviation Management, and Flight Technology. Minors are also available in the following areas: Aircraft Dispatch,Aviation Management, Aviation Weather, Flight Technology, and Unmanned Aircraft Systems.

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Aerospace Engineering, BS

The Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering focuses on the application of engineering principles to the design, manufacturing and functionality of aerospace vehicles such as aircraft, missiles and spacecraft, to include autonomous and semi-autonomous unmanned aerial systems.

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B.S. Applied Engineering

Applied Engineering, BS

The Bachelor of Science degree Applied Engineering major consists of two concentrations: Applied Engineering and Technology Management, which is ATMAE accredited, and Foundry Technology, which is FEF certified.

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Computer Engineering Technology, BS

The Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering Technology provides students with the opportunity to study computer systems and software-hardware interface so that they are capable of analyzing the problems in the computer and networking industry and producing computer engineering, networking and software solutions.

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Mechanical Engineering Technology, BS

The Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology teaches design, operation, installation, maintenance and analysis of machinery. The program prepares students to become highly technical professionals in current and emerging fields using mechanical and computer-aided engineering. Students learn to develop innovative solutions to problems encountered in manufacturing.

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Mechatronics Engineering, BS

The Bachelor of Science in Mechatronics Engineering program integrates mechanical, electrical, computer and controls systems to generate more efficient and cost effective processes. Graduates of the program have an understanding of several areas of design, construction and operation of automated systems, robots and intelligent products, which result from the integration of software and hardware.

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Mechatronics Engineering Technology, BS

The Bachelor of Science in Mechatronics Engineering Technology program integrates mechanical, electrical, computer and controls systems to generate more efficient and cost effective processes. Graduates of the program have an understanding of several areas of design, construction and operation of automated systems, robots and intelligent products, which result from the integration of software and hardware.

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Combined Bachelor and Master Program

Students may enter the graduate program before they complete their undergraduate degree. Up to 3 credits of graduate hours may be applied to their undergraduate degree.

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Graduate Programs, MTEC

The Master of Technology (MTEC) degree offers a unique opportunity to focus course work in specialized areas of interest such as: Applied Technology, Aeronautics/Aviation, Computer Engineering Technology, Computer Technology, Construction Management, Engineering and Technology Management, Manufacturing Systems/Mechanical Engineering Technology/Mechatronics, Quality Systems, Radiation Processing, or Sustainable Systems.

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Minors

The College of Aeronautics and Engineering offers a variety of minors under both the Aeronautics and the Applied Engineering program areas. We welcome students majoring within or outside of the College of Aeronautics and Engineering.

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