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Materials Science and Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #1168 (BCR) Dayton, OH, United States
The Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering from Wright State University offers graduate programs leading to a Master of Science in Engineering (M.S.E.) in Materials Science and Engineering and a Ph.D. in Engineering with a focus in materials and nanotechnology. 

Overview

The graduate programs are broad in scope, emphasizing the interdisciplinary nature of the field of materials science and engineering. The Materials Science and Engineering program from Wright State University is built around processing, structure, properties, and performance of advanced materials relevant to numerous areas of application, such as biomedical, energy, aerospace, environmental and manufacturing.

Program Learning Outcomes:

  • Be able to think critically, creatively and have the ability to identify and solve problems in materials science and engineering (critical thinking and problem solving)
  • Be able to pursue scholarship or creative endeavors, and conduct some degree of independent research (knowledge and scholarship)
  • Be able to demonstrate attributes of professional development consistent with expectations within this discipline (professional development)
  • Be able to effectively communicate scientific and engineering ideas and developments (communication)
  • Demonstrate a mathematical competency above that of an undergraduate engineering student (math knowledge)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Thermodynamics
  • Engineering Polymers
  • Advanced Engineering Materials
  • Transformation of Solids
  • Ceramics for Advanced Application
  • Advanced Physical Properties

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.7

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.7 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • To be considered for admission to the MSE in Materials Science and Engineering program, students must first satisfy basic admission requirements of the School of Graduate Studies. 
  • For regular degree status, this includes having a bachelor's degree in engineering or a related area with an overall undergraduate grade point average of at least 2.7 (on a 4.0 scale) or an overall undergraduate grade point average of at least 2.5 with an average of 3.0 or better for the last 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) earned toward the undergraduate degree.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1125 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1125 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    660 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 660 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Dayton

  • 880 - 1360 USD/month
    Living Costs

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