AMERI-Lab_microscope-webMaterials Science and Engineering is a dynamic field involved in the synthesis, structure, properties and performance of materials. There is an increasing demand for graduates in Materials Science and Engineering, with high technology industries leading the need for graduates.

The academic and research efforts of the college in this field are supported by numerous research centers, institutes and labs; including the Motorola Nanofabrication research facility, the first of its kind in Florida.

Graduate Programs

BS Mechanical/MS Materials Engineering – Five-year combined program
Master of Science (MS) Material Science & Engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Material Science & Engineering

Material Science and Engineering track specializations:

  • Ceramics
  • Electronic Materials
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Nanotechnology
  • Polymer science and biomaterials

What can you do with a Materials Science & Engineering degree?

Materials Scientists work in all industries, striving to understand and manipulate the molecular structure of materials. You could become a forensic analyst, studying why materials fail – an important aspect of manufacturing. You could work on medical devices, or semiconductors, or automotive parts.

Take a look at our graduate admissions requirements, learn about financial aid or find out more on the mechanical and materials engineering site or check out our catalog. (PDF)