The Materials Science and Engineering PhD program provides students with a fundamental and applied research-based education suitable for seeking employment in industry or academia.
The Materials Science and Engineering PhD program is designed for students with a master's degree in materials science and engineering or closely related disciplines. The program provides students with a fundamental and applied research-based education suitable for seeking employment in industry or academia.
The Materials Science and Engineering PhD program requires a minimum of 72 credit hours beyond the bachelor's degree. The program requires 27 hours of formal course work exclusive of independent study and a minimum of 15 hours of dissertation research (EMA 7980). A minimum of 12 credit hours of elective coursework is required to be taken at UCF. Details of program requirements are located in the Materials Science and Engineering PhD Handbook.
Total Credit Hours Required: 72 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor's Degree
This program has potential ties to professional licensure or certification in the field. For more information on how this program may prepare you in that regard, please visit https://apq.ucf.edu/files/Licensure-Disclosure-CECS-Materials-Science-Engineering-PhD.pdf.
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