The MS in materials science and engineering encompasses advanced education in the entire spectrum of the field of materials.The MS in materials science and engineering encompasses advanced education in the entire spectrum of the field of materials.

Graduate Study
Master of Science in Materials Science and Engineering

The master of science in materials science and engineering is one of the highest rated graduate programs of its kind. We offer a rigorous program that trains graduate students to become leaders in industrial and university settings.

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Certificate in Integrated Computational Materials Engineering

The concentration in integrated computational materials engineering is led by professors Gregory Olson and Christopher Wolverton and builds on Northwestern’s unique research and education achievements in computational materials design.

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The master of science in materials science and engineering emphasizes enhancement of professional skills, knowledge, and research techniques. It is highly valuable as preparation for professional practice, and it serves as a foundation for advancement to doctoral study.

Graduates are expected to keep the global demand for trained materials scientists growing in the the twenty-first century. Graduates typically find work in a number of fields including health care, information technologies, and energy.