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Master of Science in Materials Engineering

Program Details

The University of Southern California offers an online Master of Science in Materials Engineering degree. Students learn about the selection and processing of engineering materials and how they are related to engineering design.


  • An undergraduate degree in engineering, math or hard science from a regionally-accredited university. Satisfactory cumulative undergraduate GPA (grade point average)
  • Satisfactory GRE test scores. All scores must be officially reported to the university directly by ETS
  • Satisfactory performance in previous coursework related to the intended major
  • Students without a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering must have a minimum of math and science coursework in:
    • Calculus through Differential Equation
    • General, Organic, and Physical Chemistry
    • College-level, calculus-based Physics (Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Electricity & Magnetism)
  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Letters of Recommendation

Accreditation & Licensing

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