M.S. Materials Science & Engineering
Modern Materials, Complex Issues
This program offers a mix of theoretical study and practical experiments in areas such as nanotechnology, microelectronics, alternative energy applications and advanced materials processing and equips you to solve some of today’s most complicated industry problems with scientific contributions in electronic and magnetic materials, ceramics and polymers, and aerospace and nuclear applications.
Areas of Emphasis
- Nuclear materials
- Metallurgical engineering
- Electrochemistry, corrosion and material degradation
- Multiscale materials modeling
- Polymers and soft matter systems
- Additive manufacturing
- 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 – Graduate with the highest early-career salary of any 4-year public college in Idaho. You’re also more likely to graduate in 4-years. – PayScale 2019
- 98% Graduate With a Job or are enrolled in additional education. – 2016-2018 Career Services Outcomes Survey
- Hands-On Experience, Guaranteed - ALL U of I College of Engineering students participate in hands-on experiences, through paid graduate assistantships and programs, including Idaho Space Grant Consortium Fellowships, mentor-directed, career-related programs that contributes to NASA’s mission of exploration and discovery.
- International Competition Teams - Materials science and engineering student teams frequently place top three in international design competitions.
- Courses Available Online