What is Materials Science and Engineering at WVU like?
Materials science and engineering is designed for students with undergraduate degrees in engineering or a closely related STEM discipline.
Research focuses on the study of metals, ceramics, glass, polymers, semiconductors, composites, nanomaterials and biomaterials to be implemented in a variety of applications including energy, civil, industrial and environmental.
The area of study is diverse and multidisciplinary, since it incorporates aspects of chemistry, physics, electronics, mechanics, biology and medicine.
The program will provide students with opportunities to investigate various aspects of materials science and engineering, which includes the processing, structure and properties of materials through computational modeling and/or experimental studies.
Each graduate program sets their own terms of admission and application deadlines. Applicants can only apply for admission for the terms displayed below. Any questions regarding the application deadline should be directed to the graduate program representative.
Fall: April 1
Spring: October 1
Summer: May 1
At a Glance
Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources
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