Graduate Certificate in Materials Science & Engineering
North Carolina State University at Raleigh

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Materials Science & Engineering program is designed for working professionals who do not have formal training in the field but want to gain a basic understanding of materials science.  The flexible program consists of one required course and three elective courses which allows students to customize their programs to focus on specific areas of materials science that interest them.  The electives that students can choose from include:

  • Nuclear Materials
  • Processing of Metallic Materials
  • Ceramic Processing
  • Polymer Technology and Engineering
  • Composite Materials


  • Bachelor of Science degree in the sciences or engineering from a regionally accredited four-year college or university
  • Overall undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges