The Department of Materials Science & Engineering offers two types of graduate degrees:

For more information about degree programs and requirements, please see the Graduate Student Manual.

MSE graduate students may also declare a designated emphasis in one of several different related fields:

Designated Emphasis in Communication, Computation and Statistics
Designated Emphasis in Computational and Genomic Biology
Designated Emphasis in Computational Science and Engineering
Designated Emphasis in Energy Science and Technology
Designated Emphasis in Nanoscale Science and Engineering

Application Deadlines:


Online Application Deadline

(Application available early September 2017)

Doctor of Philosophy (MS/Ph.D., Ph.D.)

December 1, 2017
11:59pm, Pacific Standard Time

Masters of Engineering Program (M.Eng)

January 6, 2018
11:59pm, Pacific Standard Time

5th Year BS/MS Program

December 1, 2017
11:59pm, Pacific Standard Time