PhD in Materials Science and Engineering
Offered in both the School of Arts & Sciences and the School of Engineering, the MS&E PhD program consists of 30 credit hours for successful completion. These credits are taken in coursework, seminar and project work to fulfill the PhD requirements. Students choose their coursework to provide them the knowledge and skills tailored to their areas of research interest.
General Admission Requirements
Admission to graduate study will be granted to qualified applicants from all major fields of science and engineering. Competitive research or teaching assistantships that include a full stipend and tuition waiver are available for PhD students. Partial funding is also available through partial tuition waivers and graduate applications.
A complete application file consists of the following:
- application form
- resume and statement of purpose
- letters of recommendation — three letters required
- official transcripts
- test scores — GRE* and TOEFL/IELTS (if applicable)
*GRE may be waived for some applicants.
Supplemental information may be submitted if desired; this could include any other information that may help us evaluate your application.