M.Sc. On Campus

Ceramic Engineering

Alfred University

16 months
22520 USD/year
22520 USD/year
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Blending theory with applied studies. The Ceramic Engineering program of Alfred University provides students with practical, hands-on experience in solving real-world ceramics problems, often with industrial partners as mentors.


Leader in Ceramics

Alfred University has been a leader in ceramics education and research for over 100 years. Collectively, our PhD programs in Ceramics, Glass, and Materials Science and Engineering are ranked among the top 50 Materials Science and Engineering programs in the nation. We are also recognized among the top 20 specialized research institutions in applied science.

MS and PhD Outcomes

Graduates of the Ceramic Engineering program of Alfred University are well prepared to move into careers ranging from applied research and development to plant operations and technical management. The PhD program offers a blend of theoretical and applied studies enabling graduates to tackle more fundamental problems in ceramic science. Our PhD graduates are employed in academia, national labs, and industry, with careers in education, research and development, and technical management.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Graduate-level ceramics processing course
  • Graduate-level characterization elective
  • Graduate-level technical electives 
  • Graduate Seminar
  • Thesis research 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 16 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Applications will be considered after January 15, but those that meet the deadline will receive priority funding consideration.


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate applicants are required to submit a professional resume or curriculum vitae with their application.
  • All graduate programs require two letters of recommendation.
  • You must submit a written statement describing career goals and reasons for the chosen field of graduate study. Include a summary of your research experience, career goals, and research interests.
  • GRE scores.
  • You must provide official transcripts/mark sheets (in English) from each and every college or university previously attended, including proof that you hold the baccalaureate degree. All academic records which are not in English MUST be certified true copies issued by the educational institution which you attended.
  • All students must comply with New York State health and immunization requirements and submit health forms and records requested by the University.

Tuition Fee

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    22520 USD/year
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    22520 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 22520 USD per year during 16 months.

Living costs for Hornell

783 - 1706 USD /month
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