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Materials Science and Engineering, BSMSE

Materials science and engineering has evolved over the last 25 years from metallurgical engineering, polymer chemistry, and ceramic science. It is increasingly recognized as a key engineering field that opens the door for new developments in other advanced technologies. Over the past several decades, scientists and engineers have successfully developed radically new materials.

Examples include lightweight alloys for structural use, composites of high-strength fibers in ductile matrices, semiconductors for electronic devices, and, more recently, high-temperature semiconductors. These advances typify the challenge faced by materials engineers-to select, modify, or develop the right materials for new applications and technologies.

The curriculum includes advanced coursework in engineering mechanics, materials science, ceramics, metallurgy, polymer science, electric circuits, materials testing, processing, and design.

Quick Facts

Full-time Duration: 4 years
Starting in: Fall / Spring
Estimated Total Tuition: $31,414
Location: FairbornOHUnited States

Career Opportunities:

Our bachelor graduates from materials science and engineering have gone on to work in industries, governmental agencies, and the nonprofit sector across the Miami Valley and beyond.

Our Graduates work as:

  • Additive Manufacturing Engineer
  • Composites Engineer
  • Field Engineer
  • Material/Structures Engineer
  • Metallurgist/Failure Analyst
  • Process Engineer
  • Research Engineer
  • Structures Analyst
  • Stress Engineer
  • Test Engineer

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  • Engineering Programming with Matlab
  • Engineering Design and Solid Modeling
  • Statics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Metallography
  • Structure and Properties of Materials
  • Experimental Measurements and Instrumentation

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