Master of Science in Engineering / Structural Materials
University of California-Los Angeles

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Engineering with a specialization in Structural Materials program provides students with a broad knowledge of the fundamental concepts of the science and engineering of structural materials.  Topics covered include lightweight metallic and composite materials, advanced metallic and composite materials, fracture mechanics, damage tolerance and durability, failure analysis and prevention, nondestructive evaluation, structural integrity and life prediction, and design of aerospace structures.  Required courses are:

  • Damage Tolerance, Durability and Repair of Composite Structures
  • Nondestructive Evaluations
  • Composites Manufacturing
  • Mechanics of Intelligent Material Systems


  • A degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, or the equivalent
  • A GPA of 3.0 in the last two years of undergraduate coursework
  • GRE score
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose

School Accreditation Statement

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission