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Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering (Graduate Certificate)

In order to provide the opportunity for practicing engineers to further their knowledge and to become more competent in the fields of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering offers a non-degree graduate level certificate program in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering.

Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering (Graduate Certificate)


Description


What is Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering at ODU like?

In order to provide the opportunity for practicing engineers to further their knowledge and to become more competent in the fields of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering offers a non-degree graduate level certificate program in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering.

Program Highlights


What makes Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering at ODU unique?

  • The certificate program offers two tracks: Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

  • Credits earned in this program will be transferable to the Master's degree program sin Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Careers


What are some careers in this field?

Check out these ideas from ODU Career Development Services and the Occupational Information Network (O*NET). A median salary is the midpoint of what people typically earn—half of those surveyed earned above the median salary, and half earned below.

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

$96,910

MEDIAN SALARY


Design, develop, and evaluate the operation of marine vessels, ship machinery, and related equipment, such as power supply and propulsion systems.

Marine Architects

$96,910

MEDIAN SALARY


Design and oversee construction and repair of marine craft and floating structures such as ships, barges, tugs, dredges, submarines, torpedoes, floats, and buoys. May confer with marine engineers.

Marine Engineers

$96,910

MEDIAN SALARY


Design, develop, and take responsibility for the installation of ship machinery and related equipment including propulsion machines and power supply systems.

Military Officer Special and Tactical Operations Leaders, All Other

MEDIAN SALARY


All military officer special and tactical operations leaders not listed separately.

Courses


What are some courses offered in Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering at ODU?

MAE 511:
Mechanical Engineering Power Systems Theory and Design


Thermodynamic properties of gases and vapors relating to power generating devices, work-energy relations, combustion, and heat exchangers. Performance analyses and design concepts of gas turbines, internal combustion engines, steam power plants and heat exchanger equipment from theoretical and applied viewpoints. Prerequisites: MAE 312 and MAE 315.

MAE 512:
Environmental Control


Engineering principles as applied to the analysis and design of systems for automatically controlling man or machine environments. Course encompasses fundamentals of heating, ventilating, air conditioning, refrigeration, cryogenics, and design of building energy systems. Prerequisites: MAE 312 and MAE 315.

MAE 788:
Computational Intelligence for Engineering Design Optimization Problems


The concepts and algorithms of computational intelligence and their applications to engineering optimization problems will be discussed. The topics to be covered include artificial neural networks, evolutionary optimization and swarm intelligence. Both single and multi-objective optimization problems with continuous and/or discrete variables will be examined as well.

Requirements


What are the requirements to apply for Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering at ODU?

Students entering the Certificate program in Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering should meet the minimum university admission requirements (Graduate Admission)

  • Bachelor of Science degree (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, or a related field

Cost

Tuition and Fees

Estimated rates for the 2022-23 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.

Virginia Resident


Per Credit:

$ 571

Non-Resident


Per Credit:

$ 1,394

Technology Delivered Courses Outside Virginia and/or the United States


Per Credit:

$ 595

Ways to Save

Here are a few ways for you to save on the cost of attending ODU. For more information visit University Student Financial aid

Next Steps


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Contact


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ASSOC PROF & INTERIM CHAIR


Name:

Miltos Kotinis


Location:

241J KAUFMAN HALL, NORFOLK, VA, 23529



Office:

757-683-5939


Graduate Admissions


Location:

1000 Rollins Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529


Phone Office:

757-683-3685


Fax:

757-683-6512


Email:

gradadmit@odu.edu


International Admissions


Location:

2101 Dragas Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529


Phone Office:

757-683-3701


Fax:

757-683-3651


Email:

intladm@odu.edu

Additional Programs


Are there other programs at ODU I may be interested in?

With over 120 undergraduate programs, 130 graduate programs at the master'seducation specialist and doctoral levels plus a wealth of certificate and professional development programs, Old Dominion University has the program for you. Visit our academic program listing page to see other programs ODU has to offer.

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