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Ocean Engineering Grid

One Department, Two Locations

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

30-Credit Master of Science Special fellowships available.

Check out our new 30-credit, nonthesis Master of Science in Ocean Engineering, offered exclusively at our Galveston campus.

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A New Generation of Engineering

The Zachry Engineering Education Complex at Texas A&M University


A Campus by the Sea

Texas A&M University at Galveston

Recent News

The Department of Ocean Engineering at Texas A&M University hosted its first virtual industry panel in which six former students discussed how industry is adapting to a rapidly evolving world and the rise of the blue economy, both during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

Patricia “Itzel” Rodriguez has received the Alan C. McClure Graduate Scholarship from the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers. She plans to pursue her doctoral degree in naval architecture at Texas A&M University.

Ashley Mullen, ocean engineering graduate student and recipient of the 2021 Engineering Graduate Merit Doctoral Fellowship, shares a little about her experience as an Aggie engineering student.


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.

The Department of Ocean Engineering is jointly hosted on Texas A&M University's College Station and Galveston campuses, combining the world-class resources and location of each to provide students a unique educational experience.

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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169 enrolled undergraduate students
71 enrolled graduate students
10 affiliated research laboratories