Degrees in Materials Science & Engineering
Our department offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in Materials Science and Engineering.
- Personalized Attention – Interact directly with faculty through small class sizes, 1-on-1 interaction, mentorship and advising. All faculty hold Ph.D.s in their field.
- Highest Early- and Mid-Career Salary of any 4-year public institution in Idaho. – PayScale 2019
- 98% Graduate With a Job or are enrolled in additional education – 2016-2018 Career Services Outcomes Survey
Materials engineering spans 30,000 years of human history, from the discovery of glass and modern concrete to innovation in optical microscopy and semiconductor devices, laying the groundwork for modern computers and microchips.
Materials engineers study the properties and fabrication processes of many different types of materials and apply this knowledge to improve manufacturing and create more advanced products.
A Material World
Materials Science and Engineering student Jack Armstrong’s research to characterize a nickel alloy helps improve nuclear and aerospace application.