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Master of Science (M.S.) in Materials Science and Engineering

Master of Science (M.S.) in Materials Science and Engineering

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Graduates are able to address complex problems in materials science and process design while considering the various constraints inherent to both industrial and research environments. They are skilled in carrying out independent and collaborative research, communicating research results, and writing concise and persuasive grant proposals. Coursework As a minimum, every M.S. Program of Study (POS) in MSE must include: 33 total credits 20 credits of coursework including a minimum of 9 credits of MSE 5XX or 6XX coursework and 2 credits of MSE 601 (SEMINAR*). 12 credits of MSE 699 (Research) 1 credit of GR ST 565: Professional Practice: Carrying Responsible Research course M.S. degree students will be required to have 2 credits of MSE 601 (SEMINAR) to receive the M.S. degree. Students earn 1 credit for each semester of attendance at the seminars. Students with special circumstances that prevent them from attending a sufficient number of semesters of seminars to meet the requirement may petition the Graduate Studies Committee to have this rule waived. Thesis Document The thesis document must be prepared using the guidelines and formatting requirements of the Graduate College. A copy of the thesis and a title and abstract must be presented to each POS Committee member and the MSE Graduate Program Coordinator (GPC) (for public display) at least two weeks prior to the scheduled final oral examination. At this time, the oral examination date, time, and place will be submitted to the GPC. Final versions of the M.S. thesis will be submitted to the Graduate College in accord with the requirements listed in the Graduate College Handbook. One electronic copy of the final version of the M.S. thesis must be submitted to the GPC for department files.