A unique synthesis of science and engineering, our MS and PhD programs in materials engineering and science offer you the opportunity to expand your knowledge base and understanding of material structures, composition, behavior, production, and application in a breadth of areas. Using a multidisciplinary approach, you will be challenged to create innovate solutions for materials-related problems found in every science and engineering discipline.
With considerable flexibility in the selection of the department for dissertation research, you will choose a science or engineering emphasis and area of study from the following options: biomedical, mechanical, electrical, metallurgical, civil engineering, nanotechnology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, or computer science.
The master of science program presents two options:
- 24 hours of coursework
- Minimum of 6 credit hours of thesis research
Course work only
- 32 hours of coursework
- Project completed under the supervision of a faculty member