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Master of Engineering in Materials Science and Engineering

  • Graduate Program Coordinator: David Estrada
  • Environmental Research Building, Room 2153, Mail Stop 2090
  • Phone: (208) 426-5693
  • E-mail: msegrad@boisestate.edu

Master of Engineering in Materials Science and Engineering

Course Number and TitleCredits
Required Courses
MSE 605 Crystallography and Crystal Chemistry4
MSE 608 Solid State Thermodynamics4
MSE 618 Phase Transformations and Kinetics4
Required Core Emphasis Course
Choose 3 credits from the following
MSE 510 Electrical, Optical, and Dielectric Materials (3 cr)
MSE 512 Mechanical Behavior of Materials (3 cr)
*PHYS 515 Solid State Physics (3 cr)
3
Required Characterization Course
Choose 3 credits from the following (or alternate Characterization course(s) approved by the graduate program coordinator)
CHEM 522 Spectroscopy (3 cr)
CHEM 540 Spectroscopic Identification (3 cr)
CHEM 560 Introduction to NMR Spectroscopy (3 cr)
MSE 521 Introduction to Electron Microscopy (3 cr)
MSE 525 Surface Analysis (3 cr)
*PHYS 523 Physical Methods of Materials Characterization (3 cr)
3
Required Processing Course
Choose 3 credits from the following (or alternate Processing course(s) approved by the graduate program coordinator)
MSE 540 Advanced Processing (3 cr)
MSE 542 Ceramic Processing (3 cr)
MSE 545 Nanoscale Processing (3 cr)
3
Other Graduate Courses8
Comprehensive Examination
MSE 690 Master’s Comprehensive Examination
1
Total30
*Recommended Course