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Master of Science in Materials Science & Engineering

Program Details

The University of Florida’s Master of Science in Materials Science and Engineering has significant impact on multiple facts of the economy, including aerospace, electronics, transportation, communication, construction, recreation, entertainment, environment, and energy. Graduates of this program may possess the knowledge and skills necessary to develop new materials, processes and fundamental research on the interrelationship between processing, structure, and properties of assorted materials.


  • 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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