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Materials Science and Engineering MS

The materials science master's degree explores a fascinating area of study that contributes solutions to challenges facing fields as diverse as energy, medicine, clothing, and sporting equipment.

Program skills

The program has an emphasis on experimental techniques, with one required experimental course as part of the core. Additional experimental courses are available for students who wish to pursue course work in this area. These courses are organized into appropriate units covering many aspects of the analysis of materials. This aspect of the program enhances students' confidence when dealing with materials-related problems.

Select program hiring partners

3M, Cerion Advanced Materials, Corelle Brands (Formerly World Kitchen, LLC), Eastman Kodak Company, Global Foundries, Intel Corporation, Lumisyn, Samsung Austin Semiconductor, TOYOTA, UTC Climate, Control & Security

Industries


  • Scientific and Technical Consulting

  • Manufacturing

100%

Outcome Rates*

Total percentage of graduates who have entered the workforce, enrolled in full-time graduate study, or are pursuing alternative plans (military service, volunteering, etc.).

93%

Knowledge Rate

*Total percentage of graduates for whom RIT has verifiable data, compared to national average knowledge rate of 41% per NACE.
Outcome % of Students
Employed 92.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 8.00%
Alternative Plans 0%
Outcome % of Students
Employed 92.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 8.00%
Alternative Plans 0%