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Ocean Engineering Grid

One Department, Two Locations

Degrees offered: B.S.; M.S.; M.Eng.; Ph.D.

Explore our graduate programs

Discover our non-thesis, 30 credit hours Master of Science, and other graduate degrees.

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College Station

A New Generation of Engineering.

The Zachry Engineering Education Complex at Texas A&M University


A Campus by the Sea.

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Recent News

The Texas A&M University Electric Boat Racing Team is a new student organization that focuses on designing and testing electric propulsion boats. The team of five students placed first in the unmanned category of the 2022 Promoting Electric Propulsion race in Virginia.

Dr. Jeffrey Falzarano from Texas A&M University has received the Dr. Kenneth S.M. Davidson Medal award from the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers for his outstanding scientific accomplishment in ship research.

Dr. Vijaykumar G. Panchang has been appointed as the associate department head of the Department of Ocean Engineering at Texas A&M University at Galveston. He has been with Texas A&M since 2002 and is a Regents Professor.


The world is connected by oceans. The world is protected by ocean engineers. Our uncompromising vision is to establish an ocean engineering program that is a pioneer in modern curriculum, an innovator of education techniques, and a leader in key established/emerging research/technology areas.

Learn about opportunities as a current student in the Department of Ocean Engineering, such as academic resources and getting involved in a student organization or a professional society.

Employment opportunities exist within private industry, defense contractors, consulting firms, and government agencies. See where an ocean engineering degree can take you.

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By The Numbers

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159 enrolled undergraduate students
76 enrolled graduate students
10 affiliated research laboratories