Cal State LA offers an interdisciplinary Master's program providing a rigorous education in the fundamentals of Materials Science and Engineering. Elevate your career and drive innovation with research projects from our dedicated faculty.
M.S. Materials Science and Engineering
Who Should Apply
Anyone with a B.S. degree in engineering, mathematics, physics, chemistry, or other natural sciences is eligible for our program - from recent graduates to early and mid-career engineering, science, and research professionals.
Study in the Heart of Los Angeles
Conveniently located near downtown Los Angeles, Cal State LA is easily accessible by major freeways.
State of the Art Research Facilities
Access to cutting-edge research facilities at the College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology (ECST) and the College of Natural and Social Sciences (NSS)
Up to 80% Less Tuition
Our tuition and fees are 50% - 80% lower than the other universities in Southern California. U.S. News & World Report recognized Cal State LA for its affordability, ranking among the top 10 in the West for graduates with least debt.
At our top-ranked engineering program, a Master's Degree in Materials Science and Engineering at Cal State LA is a great value for the quality education you will receive.
Prepared for Your Future
After This Program You Are
- Equipped with advanced knowledge of MSE topics
- Prepared for industrial or governmental positions
- Ready to pursue a Ph.D. in MSE or related fields
- Equipped to work towards solving environmental challenges through innovations in MSE
Simple To Apply
GRE and Recommendation letters are NOT required
Minimum GPA of 2.75
(Promising applicants with GPA between 2.5 and 2.74 may be admitted and are encouraged to apply)
SPRING 2024: August 1, 2023 - October 15, 2023
FALL 2024: October 1, 2023 - February 15, 2024