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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 students 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 department will also help you build relationships with businesses and professionals in the Dallas–Fort Worth region and with universities both locally and throughout the world. With these connections, we can help you find co-ops and internships that offer real-world training with industry leaders to build upon your classroom knowledge and prepare you for your future career.
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 education with a master’s or a doctoral degree in materials science and engineering or in a related field.