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The Department of Materials Science and Engineering is committed to training students at the undergraduate and graduate levels in all aspects of modern materials including metals, ceramics, polymers, electronic and optical materials and materials characterization. Our high-tech facility allows student to train on cutting-edge equipment.
As a student in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of North Texas, your top-notch education will enable you to develop specialized skills through classroom instruction from accomplished faculty, research with modern equipment and facilities, and connections with industry leaders.
The graduate program provides strong collaborative links with other universities and industries in the Dallas-Fort Worth region and research organizations throughout the country and the world. The department addresses the educational and technological challenges of creating, applying and characterizing new materials for manufacturing products in the 21st century.
Students who graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in materials science and engineering can expect a very healthy job market and relatively high starting salaries in a variety of industries. Materials science and engineering graduates are heavily sought after by industries of all types, including automotive, chemical, aerospace, microelectronics, magnetic storage, transportation, sports, defense, forensics, and manufacturing.
A B.S. degree with a major in materials science and engineering also prepares students for continuing their educations with a master’s or a doctoral degree in materials science and engineering or in a related field.
The M.S. program will give you many opportunities to develop highly marketable skills in areas such as: