Materials Engineering

University of Dayton

24 months
873 USD/module
873 USD/module
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At the University of Dayton, you will join an internationally recognized materials engineering program that ranks first in Ohio and second nationally in sponsored materials research .They are one of only a few universities in the nation involved in the modeling, control and automation of composite processing.


  • When you combine this level of excellence with a flexible program of study, it's easy to see why full- and part-time students from around the world join us in our pursuit of world-leading scholarship and development.
    • Students have two options for earning the M.S. degree: complete 30 hours of study (10 courses) or 24 hours of study and six hours of thesis work. The 30-hour program is geared toward part-time students. Full-time students and graduate assistants typically follow the thesis option.
    • The materials engineering graduate program at the University of Dayton has an international reputation for excellence that provides state-of-the-art facilities, classes on cutting-edge topics and real-world research opportunities in collaboration with the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and the University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI). The program accommodates students from a wide range of academic and technical backgrounds and attracts full- and part-time students nationally and internationally.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Materials I. 
  • Principles of Materials II. 
  • Techniques of Materials Analysis. 
  • Mechanical Behavior of Materials. 
  • Introduction to Ceramic Materials. 
  • Introduction to Polymer Science-Thermoplastics. 
  • High Performance Thermoset Polymers. 
  • Principles of Corrosion. 
  • Methods of Polymer Analysis. 
  • Chemical Behavior of Materials. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants to the materials engineering program should submit the following information in addition to the online application:

  • Official academic records of all previously attended colleges or universities must be submitted directly from the colleges or universities to the Office of Graduate Admission Processing. Hand-carried transcripts, official copies marked Issued to Student and unofficial copies are not acceptable.
  • Three letters of recommendation from professors or employers.
  • A personal statement or résumé.
  • Results from the GRE are not required. However, candidates are welcome to submit a score in support of their application.
  • Tuition Fee

    • International

      873 USD/module
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 873 USD per module and a duration of 24 months.
    • National

      873 USD/module
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 873 USD per module and a duration of 24 months.

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