Research and education in the Materials Science and Engineering Department involves the study of advanced materials — including metals and their composites, polymers, silicon and biomaterials — and their potential use in various applications.
The program leading to the MS in Materials Science and Engineering degree provides intensive preparation for professional practice in modern materials science by those engineers who wish to continue their education.
Program: Materials Science and Engineering
Catalog page: MS
GPA: Minimum of 3.5 in graduate-level course work on a 4.0 scale
Test score required: Yes
Minimum GRE revised scores of 154, 154, and 4 for the verbal, quantitative, and analytical writing components, respectively, are advisable.
Letters of recommendation: Required
Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation from individuals who can judge the candidate’s probability of success in graduate school. Use the electronic request form in the graduate application to submit the letters. Contact the graduate academic program department if you have any questions.
Graduates of the program seek positions such as: Materials Engineer/Scientist, Process Engineer, Research Engineer and Manufacturing Engineer.