Graduate Programs

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The graduate program in materials science and engineering engages students in research at the forefront of materials for energy, nanotechnology, biomaterials, electronic materials, soft materials, nuclear materials science, and advanced materials design and processing.

The PhD program is offered on a full-time basis, and the MS program is offered on both a full- and part-time basis.  A complete list of graduate level courses can be found in the course catalog.

Drexel's Department of Materials Science and Engineering graduate program is 27th in the U.S. News & World Report national rankings, and the PhD program is ranked 11th out of 88 materials programs in the United States according to the National Research Council (NRC) S-Rankings.

PhD Program

The PhD program provides in-depth knowledge and the opportunity to dedicate quality time to research. A PhD in materials opens doors to faculty positions in academia, as well as advanced positions in industry.

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MS Program

A materials science and engineering master's degree is a postgraduate degree that enables you to enhance your academic qualifications and skills to advance your career in an in-demand engineering specialization.

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