Online Master of Science in Materials Science and Engineering

The electronics industry has grown to become a $2 trillion-dollar market, exceeding investments made in other industries such as transportation or steel. The MS in materials science and engineering offers you an opportunity to advance in this fast-growing field and provides an in-depth study of materials science and engineering topics.

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Quick facts

Next start date: 08/20/2020


Total classes: 12

Weeks per class: 15

Total credit hours: 32

Details

Students in the online Materials Science and Engineering program benefit from taking courses at the highly-ranked Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. The required coursework covers four subjects: advanced thermodynamics, structure and mechanical properties; kinetics and phase transformations and materials physics. Electives allow students to tailor their program of study to their individual research interests.

We are very proud of the work our students have gone onto accomplish after completing the Materials Science and Engineering program. Graduates have obtained challenging jobs with materials dependent high technology industries, universities, and government research laboratories. Many of them are now in high-level administrative and research positions. The MS programs offers excellent opportunities whether an individual is interested in further research or field work. It is an exciting time for those in the materials discipline.

Featured courses


Required course

MSE 523 Structural and Mechanical Properties of Materials (3)


Required course

MSE 524 Advanced Thermodynamics (3)


Required course

MSE 525 Fundamentals of Electrical, Optical, and Magnetic Materials and Device Applications (3)


Required course

MSE 561 Phase Transformations, Kinetics, and Diffusion in Solids (3)


Required course

MSE 591 Seminar (1)


Culminating experience

MSE 599 Thesis (6) or Portfolio


Related careers

Graduates with an ASU Online Master of Science in Materials Science and Engineering have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Government

Tech companies

Universities

Research laboratories

Prestigious faculty

Of the 320+ faculty members in Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, the majority have been honored with the highest awards in their fields. Faculty milestones include:

  • Nobel laureate.
  • National Academy of Engineering members.
  • National Academy of Sciences members.
  • National Academy of Inventors members.
  • National Academy of Construction members.
  • More than 55 Young Investigator Awards received in the last 10 years.

Prestigious faculty

Of the 320+ faculty members in Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, the majority have been honored with the highest awards in their fields. Faculty milestones include:

  • Nobel laureate.
  • National Academy of Engineering members.
  • National Academy of Sciences members.
  • National Academy of Inventors members.
  • National Academy of Construction members.
  • More than 55 Young Investigator Awards received in the last 10 years.

Admission requirements

Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering.

Top 25% of all accredited engineering programs in the nation

Each student is fully supported on their path to success in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. We have received peer-reviewed programmatic honors from the U.S. News & World Report and provide students with a rich learning environment.

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