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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 Campus by the Sea

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Recent News

Ocean engineering graduate students at Texas A&M University at Galveston were challenged to build their own underwater remotely operated vehicles designed to fulfill specific tasks in the inaugural Integrated Ocean Systems – Design and Deployment course (OCEN 689).

The Department of Ocean Engineering’s Center for Dredging Studies at Texas A&M University hosted its 50th annual Dredging Engineering Short Course virtually in January. Its 51st short course is now open for registration.

Stein Rasmussen ’93, a former ocean engineering student, has a career that takes him around the world. He took a moment to reflect on his time at Texas A&M University and advise current students to be curious and take chances.


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