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ABET Materials Science and Engineering

The Illinois Institute of Technology program in Materials Science and Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,

MSE Program Educational Objectives

The current educational objectives of the Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) program are:

  • Graduates will meet the expectations of employers of materials engineers.  
  • Qualified graduates  will continue to develop professionally by pursuing advanced study if they so desire.
  • Graduates will continue to develop professionally by pursuing and undertaking leadership roles in their communities and/or professions.

MSE Student Outcomes

Students from the MSE program will attain, by the time of graduation:

  1. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
  2. an ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
  3. an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  4. an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
  5. an ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
  6. an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
  7. an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

MSE Undergraduate Enrollment and Degrees Awarded

Academic Year Enrollment Awarded Degrees
2019-20 22 5
2018-19 23 7
2017-18 25 7
2016-17 28 2
2015-16 24 8

Armour College of Engineering

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