Master of MS&E (MMSE)


Master of MS&E

About the MMSE Program The Master of Materials Science and Engineering (MMSE) degree is a non-thesis (course only) master’s degree. The MMSE degree is available to on-campus students and to distance education students enrolled in the Engineering Online (EOL) program.
Course Requirements
  • complete a total of 30 credit hours of coursework. This must include a minimum of 18 credit hours from MSE 500-level and 700-level courses. The remaining hours must come from graded courses at the 500- or 700-level in MSE or other technical disciplines
  • maintain 3.0 minimum overall GPA. Courses in which a grade of C- or lower is received will factor into your GPA but do not count toward completion of your degree
  • prepare a graduate plan of work (POW) upon completion of 15 credit hours of coursework. Instructions for creating and modifying a POW are available in MyPackPortal. After submitting your POW it will be reviewed by your advisor. If no changes are necessary, it will be approved by your advisor and the MSE Director of Graduate Programs. The POW can be modified as necessary any time before graduation.
Exams There is a thesis defense exam.
Residency Requirement 1 year. See also Visa and Immigration information and English proficiency requirements.
How to Apply Apply to the Graduate School Program