Master's Degree in Materials Science in Massachusetts in USA

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Materials Science

A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.

 

The field of materials science combines disciplines, including engineering, chemistry, biochemistry and other technologies, in order to research and develop new materials for use in manufacturing. This growing field prepares students to work towards solving problems on a global scale as natural resources become threatened.

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Civil Engineering

International University Alliance
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Boston

The Master's degrees offer students a chance to advance their knowledge above that of the undergraduate level, and a chance to begin to specialize in one of the sub-disciplines of Civil or Environmental Engineering. [+]

Masters in Materials Science in Massachusetts in USA. Civil Engineering Master's programs The Master's degrees offer students a chance to advance their knowledge above that of the undergraduate level, and a chance to begin to specialize in one of the sub-disciplines of Civil or Environmental Engineering. All Master's degrees may require that students take one or more undergraduate courses as articulation (pre-requisite) if they are coming from a different undergraduate engineering or a related science field in order to become fully prepared for graduate work in Civil or Environmental Engineering. Thesis Option The Master's degree programs can either be research-oriented (thesis option) or non-research-oriented (non-thesis option). The Thesis option is the only option for students who are receiving a fellowship or assistantship (GTA or GRA) from the department. Therefore, it is strongly recommended for all full-time students, even those who think that they can pay for their own education. A minimum of twenty four (24) semester hours of approved course work along with a minimum of six (6) hours of thesis credits is required. A minimum of twenty four (24) semester hours of approved course work along with a minimum of six (6) hours of thesis credits is required. No more than six hours of thesis credits will be applied toward degree requirements. At least 15 credit hours must be at the 6000-level (includes thesis hours). A maximum of 9 semester hours of graduate credit may be transferred into the program from non-degree-seeking status or regionally accredited institutions. Only grades... [-]