Ocean Engineering Ph.D.

Led by faculty with broad and interdisciplinary research interests, graduate ocean engineering students can choose from a diverse group of courses in ocean related subjects, preparing them for jobs in large and small corporations, consulting firms, and government research laboratories.


  • Acoustics
  • Geomechanics
  • Hydrodynamics
  • Ocean Instrumentation
  • Offshore Energy
  • Offshore Structures
  • Underwater Robotics
  • Water Wave Mechanics

Classes Offered

  • Narragansett Bay Campus
  • Days and Evenings

Time to Completion

  • Full-time: 3-5 years
  • Part-time: 4+ years

Entry Term