Materials Science and Engineering

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Welcome to the MS Program in Materials Science and Engineering at Cal State LA!

The MS Program in Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) is interdisciplinary, providing a rigorous education in the fundamentals of both Materials Science and Materials Engineering. The core curriculum includes courses covering the structure, properties, processing, and performance of materials. The core is supplemented by electives in materials chemistry, solid state physics, biomaterials, and engineering materials. The interdisciplinary faculty are from two colleges and five departments. A variety of research and funding opportunities prepare students to practice as engineers and scientists to build a better tomorrow through innovations in materials science and engineering.

The Application Filing Period for Fall 2020 is October 1, 2019 - March 16, 2020.

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