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Master of Engineering in Materials Science & Engineering

Program Details

The University of Florida’s Master of Engineering in Materials Science and Engineering applies the fundamental principles of physics and chemistry to engineering materials, placing a special emphasis on the interrelationship between material structure, their properties, and the means by which they are processed.


  • Submit official transcripts from each university attended
  • A short statement of purpose
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Strong background in engineering or science with at least a B average (GPA=3.0/4.0) for all upper-division undergraduate coursework
  • All entering students are expected to be competent with using computers to solve problems (e.g. use of spreadsheets) and present results (e.g. use of word processing and presentation software)
  • GRE scores

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges


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