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Materials Science & Engineering, M.S.

Solve the problems of industry.

Materials scientists and engineers solve some of today’s most complicated industry problems. This program equips you to address these challenges with scientific contributions in electronic and magnetic materials, ceramics and polymers, aerospace and nuclear applications.

The program offers a mix of theoretical study and practical experiments in areas such as nanotechnology, microelectronics, alternative energy applications, and advanced materials processing. You will contribute to research to solve practical industry problems in current and future technologies and explore cutting-edge implementations of nanomaterials, composites, biomaterials and other hybrid systems.

Faculty offer diverse areas of expertise in electrochemical systems and corrosion, batteries, fuel cells, solar materials, semiconductors and microelectronics, nuclear materials and engineering, polymeric materials design and formulation, biomaterials, nanoscience and nanotechnology.

This program could be a good fit if you:

  • Hold an undergraduate degree in materials sciences and engineering or related field
  • Have a solid background in physics, chemistry, mathematics, and the fundamentals of engineering.
  • Want to conduct research and advanced development in the field
  • Work well independently and as part of a team

With this degree, you could become a/an:

  • Materials engineer
  • Design engineer
  • Development engineering
  • Research engineer
  • Test engineer
  • Process engineer
  • Product sales manager
  • Project engineer
  • Researcher or teacher at a university

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