Sep 23, 2018  
Rensselaer Catalog 2018-2019 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2018-2019

Materials Science and Engineering M.Eng.


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For the M. Eng. degree, students must complete at least 30 credits. The coursework requirement includes at least three of the five 4-credit MSE core graduate courses, namely, Advanced Thermodynamics, Advanced Mechanical Properties, Advanced Structure and Bonding, Advanced Electronic Properties and Advanced Kinetics. In addition at least 6 additional elective course credits from 6000-level MSE department courses and any remaining course credits must be from 6000-level courses offered by the School of Engineering and/or the School of Science. Finally, a one-semester 3- or 4-credit capstone independent study project is required. The elective course selection must be approved by the student’s academic adviser and the graduate curriculum coordinator prior to enrollment in the courses.

Outcomes of the Graduate Curriculum
Students who successfully complete this program will be able to demonstrate:

  • knowledge of fundamentals underlying the relationship between the structure, property and performance of materials.

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