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Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Career Opportunities


The job market for our aerospace engineering graduates has improved significantly in recent years along with the growth in the local aerospace industry. In addition, aerospace engineering graduates are well qualified for employment in a wide variety of related fields. They may be employed in a number of different job functions, including:

  • Research and Development- the discovery of new methods of analysis, products, and processes
  • Design- the determination of the structure, arrangement and function of the components of a system or the system itself
  • Test- the testing of the performance of new products in conjunction with research, design, and development 
  • Manufacturing- the building and assembling of products to meet rigid specifications
  • Customer Relations- the interaction with buyers of the product
  • Management- many engineers eventually go into engineering management, some into general management
To further explore career options in this field, visit the Career Services for more information.
Find us

Engineering Building, Room 308 (E-308).

Department of Aerospace Engineering 
San Diego State University

San Diego, CA 92182-1308