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Bachelors degree in mechanical or aerospace engineering?

  1. Sep 15, 2013 #1
    I want to be an aerospace engineer, but the university i want to go to doesn't offer it as a major (or master for that matter). So i was wondering if it would be best to first get a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering then get a master's degree in aerospace engineering (in another university) or ditch the university i want to go, and go to one that gives a bachelor's degree in aerospace engineeeing (then getting a master's degree).
     
    Last edited: Sep 15, 2013
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  3. Sep 16, 2013 #2
    Why would you want to go to a university that doesn't have the major you want?
     
  4. Sep 16, 2013 #3
    Because my mom works at this University chain, and it would be free for her
     
  5. Sep 16, 2013 #4
    Take the mechanical engineering degree because it overlaps a lot with aerospace engineering and it will leave you with options to move to different fields if you wanted to. Also you mentioned it would be free. Seems like a no brainer since you would have a very employable degree for free all the while still being able to still go to graduate school later for aerospace.
     
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