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Materials Science and Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
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Overview

Both the M.S. and M. Eng. degrees require completion of a minimum of 30 credit hours.  The M.S. degree requires a written thesis as well as an oral presentation to the scientific community.  

A three-credit capstone independent study project is required for the M. Eng. degree.  Applications directly to the Master's program are typically accepted from students with funding for the study from an external organization, such as industry, government, or foundations.

Programme Structure

For the M.S. degree, students must complete at least 24 credits of course work and six credits of research work leading to an M.S. thesis.

The program must include 18 credits from the five core graduate courses:

  • Advanced Mechanical Properties (4 credits), 
  • Advanced Thermodynamics (4 credits), 
  • Advanced Electronic Properties (3 credits), 
  • Advanced Structure of Materials (4 credits), 
  • Advanced Kinetics of Materials Reactions (3 credits). 
The program must also include two three-credit elective, graduate-level (6000-level) courses in the School of Engineering or the School of Science, and six M.S. thesis research credits.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    88

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  • Minimum required score:

    570

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General Requirements

  • Graduate Application
  • Nonrefundable application processing fee of $75
  • Personal Statement
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Portfolio, if required by department
  • IT Background Evaluation form (IT only)
  • Transcripts and Degrees
  • Degree Equivalency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    54000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54000 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    54000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54000 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    54000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54000 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Troy

  • 958 - 2090 USD/month
    Living Costs

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