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Materials Science (Master of Science)

General Requirements

Specific Requirements

Requirements for Admission to Graduate Studies for the Degree of Master of Science

A bachelor's degree in physics, chemistry, metallurgy, engineering, materials science, or mathematics. Applicants with other backgrounds will be evaluated individually.

Minimum Degree Requirements

The above requirements for admission must be supplemented in either of the following ways:

Plan A With Thesis: thirty graduate credits of an approved program of study including at least eighteen credits of course work; completion of at least one three-credit course in each of the following categories; solid state theory, quantum mechanics, applied mathematics, and materials properties of solids; satisfactory completion of a comprehensive examination, and satisfactory completion of an M.S. thesis including its defense at an oral examination.

Plan B Without Thesis: thirty credits of an approved program of study; completion of at least one three-credit course in each of the following categories: solid state theory, quantum mechanics, applied mathematics, and materials properties of solids, and satisfactory completion of a comprehensive examination.

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