Materials Science and Engineering (M.ENG.)

Illinois Tech’s Master of Engineering in Materials Science and Engineering is a course-only, professionally oriented degree program aimed at broadening student potential, enhancing technical versatility, and in some instances providing the opportunity for changes in career path. Each student will have the opportunity to develop a program that reflects their professional goals and interests in consultation with an adviser from the Department of Mechanical, Materials, and Aerospace Engineering.

This program provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to develop and improve materials that impact everyday life. Students will be prepared to study connections between materials’ structure and performance, including semiconductors, nanotechnology, and bio-materials. In addition, they will learn how newly engineered materials can be used to advance the future of technology.

Program Overview

This program provides students with knowledge and skills to develop and improve materials that impact everyday life. Students will study about such materials as semiconductors, nanotechnology, and bio-materials, and learn how newly engineered materials can advance the future of technology.

Career Opportunities

Our graduate Master of Engineering in Materials Science and Engineering program will prepare you for such careers as:

  • Materials science engineer
  • Metallic materials application engineer
  • Metallurgist

The Master of Engineering in Materials Science and Engineering program provides students with the opportunity to develop a program that reflects their professional goals and interests in consultation with an adviser from the Department of Mechanical, Materials, and Aerospace Engineering.

Study connections between materials’ structure and performance, and learn how newly engineered materials can be used to advance the future of technology.

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Admissions requirements ensure that incoming students are well-prepared and qualified to succeed in their chosen program. Prospective students must review each program of interest to determine whether they meet admissions requirements as outlined in the course bulletin.