Master of Science in Materials Science & Engineering
University of Florida

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Materials Science & Engineering program provides knowledge and skills needed to develop new materials and engage in research of the interrelationship between processing, structure, and properties of assorted materials.  The curriculum includes general materials science and engineering courses as well as specialized courses on biomaterials, ceramics, composites, electronic materials, and polymers.  A thesis is not required for the distance option of this degree.  Graduates are prepared for job opportunities in a range of fields including aerospace, electronics, transportation, communication, construction, recreation, entertainment, environment, and energy.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Strong background in engineering or science with at least a B average for all upper-division undergraduate coursework
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 (4.0 scale)
  • GRE test scores
  • Official transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges