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M.S. Metallurgical Engineering

M.S. Metallurgical Engineering



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P.O. Box 444264
Moscow, ID 83844-4264


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Boise, ID 83702

Coeur d'Alene

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Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Idaho Falls

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1776 Science Center Drive, Suite 306
Idaho Falls, ID 838402

Solving Metallurgical Problems

This program is a unique combination of science and engineering that expands your understanding of the structure, properties, production and application of metals and alloys. Tailor your research to your individual research and career interests and solve metallurgy-related problems in a variety of professional fields. Projects are generally financed by research grants, industry sponsors or departmental funding.

Fast Facts

  • This program expands your understanding of the structure, properties, production, and application of metals and alloys.
  • Projects are generally financed by research grants, industry sponsors, or occasionally by departmental funding.
  • Metallurgical Engineering (iron and steel, nuclear, aerospace, electronics, metal, etc.)
  • Testing Laboratory Research
  • Consulting
  • National Laboratory Science
  • Academic Teaching/Research


Potential salaries are based
upon national averages.
Degree Prep You may be interested in a degree in Metallurgical Engineering if:
  • you are interested in a career in metals manufacturing and/or testing.
  • you want to help design novel solutions using metals and alloys.
  • you enjoy both science and engineering.
  • you want to build your research competencies.
Degree Roadmap Through its multidisciplinary approach, the program challenges you to solve metallurgy-related problems in a wide variety of professional fields. You will practice research methods and learn how to apply your investigative skills and advanced knowledge of metals and alloys to create practical solutions for the iron and steel, manufacturing, energy, automobile, aerospace and electronics industries.

For the latest information on all available Metallurgical Engineering courses, view our Course Catalog.
Scholarships The College of Engineering provides annual scholarship awards totaling approximately $820,000. For information on specific scholarships, feel free to meet with a a representative from the College of Engineering's Student Services team.

You can find general need- and merit-based scholarships on the Financial Aid Office's scholarships page.
Financial Aid

To find out about deadlines, scholarships and eligibility requirements, please visit the University of Idaho Financial Aid Office.

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Hands-On Learning Undergraduate hands-on learning and research opportunities in the laboratory, field, and classroom are plentiful. U-Idaho’s engineering senior capstone design program is ranked one of the best in the nation by the National Academy of Engineers. Students get opportunities to solve real-world engineering problems sponsored by industry partners, as well as to showcase their work in the annual Engineering Design EXPO.