Study materials at the atomic level to meet the demands of our rapidly-changing world.
Materials scientists and engineers truly impact every person on the planet. Their work is leveraged to create machinery, develop processes and produce a huge variety of products in nearly every industry. Their work makes a difference in our homes, businesses, schools, industries and beyond.
When you earn your master’s in material science and engineering from UCF Online, you’ll become a true innovator. You’ll discover fresh uses for existing materials, develop new materials, and create more efficient machines and processes to speed up development. Your studies and research may include subjects like nanomaterials, biomaterials, material stability and degradation and much more.
Through UCF Online, you’ll have the option to pursue a thesis or a non-thesis option. Both allow you to pursue electives that are a great fit for your career. You’ll graduate ready to bring your inventive ideas to fruition as you advance your career as a materials scientist or engineer. To open exciting new doors, get started today to earn your master’s in materials science and engineering.
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In order to earn your MSMSE in Materials Science and Engineering, you’ll need to complete 30 credit hours of graduate course work.
Number of Core Classes
Students in the Materials Science and Engineering, MSMSE will complete a total of 30 credit hours towards their master’s degree — 15 credit hours toward required courses, 9 credits toward electives, and 6 credits toward either a thesis or non-thesis option.
This program will help you develop the knowledge and skills needed to excel in your field. The skills gained from this program combined with your professional experience will enable you to grow within your field. Some positions that may be available to you upon graduation include:
Annual Job Openings
Median Salary for the Materials Engineering field nationwide
Source: Emsi Burning Glass – economicmodeling.com
Materials Production Researcher
Product/Process Development Scientist
Why UCF Online?
With over 25 years of experience in online teaching and learning, UCF Online offers students an innovative approach to education. Our degrees are accessible, convenient, and designed with working professionals in mind so you can receive a quality education on your terms.
Online Support for Success
You’ve made the decision to continue your education and we’re here to help. From the moment you express interest in a UCF Online program, you’re assigned an enrollment coach to help you navigate everything from completing an application to understanding tuition and the financial aid resources available to you. Once you’re admitted, you’ll be transitioned to a personal success coach who will support you with maintaining school-life balance from the first day of classes through graduation. You’ve committed to furthering your education and we’re committed to guiding you along the way.