Ocean Engineering

Ocean engineering is the application of basic engineering principles to the analysis, design, construction, and management of systems that operate in the ocean environment. As such, ocean engineering is a hybrid technical area utilizing techniques from many branches of engineering. The areas of study in the ocean engineering program include fluid mechanics, structural mechanics, ocean wave mechanics, oceanography, geotechnical engineering, coastal engineering, environmental fluid mechanics, marine structures, naval architecture, diving and moored systems, underwater acoustics, laboratory measurements, and ocean engineering design.

What do you want to do with Ocean Engineering?

Career ideas for Ocean Engineering majors

Naval Architect, Ocean Engineer, Marine Engineer, Project Manager, and more

Remember: Your major does not equal your career! For more ideas about how to put your education to work, talk with your specific Career Advisor.

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