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At the Department of Materials Science Engineering, we stay on the leading edge of technology through the development of new materials and the improvement of existing materials for applications in all engineering fields. As an interdisciplinary field, MSE is at the forefront of modern technological advances, offering students a stepping stone to solving tomorrow’s grand challenges as they take their next steps toward their future in engineering.

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Degree Programs

Our department offers a variety of degree programs designed to prepare students for their future in materials science, including BS, MS, and PhD programs, as well as a five-year BS/MS program for qualified students.


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Accredited by the ABET Engineering Accreditation program, our undergraduate program features a low student to faculty ratio designed to equip students to successfully perform the work of materials scientists and engineers in industry, academia, and government beyond graduation.


Katharine Page working in the IAMM lab with two students



Our graduate program offers MS and PhD degrees with a variety of concentrations in different fields. A number of nationally respected corporations regard UT as a “target university” for hiring engineers, offering our graduates the opportunity to rise to top positions in industry and academia.



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