Master of Science in Materials Engineering

Students with an interest in the characterization, selection and processing of engineering materials, and in materials problems related to engineering design, may work toward a Master of Science in Materials Engineering (available both on-campus and online via DEN@Viterbi).

This degree is awarded in conformity with the general requirements of the USC Viterbi School of Engineering. Students may elect to work for this degree in either the Materials Science or Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering departments. The specific courses that constitute an acceptable program must be approved in advance by the administering department.

Related Programs

The Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science also offers the following program concentrations:

  • MS in Chemical Engineering
  • MS in Materials Engineering (Machine Learning)
  • MS in Materials Science (On-campus only)
  • MS in Petroleum Engineering
  • MS in Petroleum Engineering (Geoscience Technologies)
  • MS in Petroleum Engineering (Digital Oilfield Technologies)
  • Dual Degree: MS in Petroleum Engineering/MS in Engineering Management
  • Graduate Certificate in Digital Oilfield Technologies
  • Graduate Certificate in Petroleum Engineering (Unconventional Resources)

For a complete list of graduate programs offered online in the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, please visit the DEN@Viterbi Program Offerings.

Career Opportunities

A variety of career opportunities exist, but primarily in the areas of:

  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Tissue Engineering
  • Oil and Gas
  • Commerce
  • Consultancy
  • Public Health Agencies
  • Combustion
  • Petrochemicals
  • Project Delivery
  • Process Control
  • Petroleum
  • Minerals
  • Environmental Agencies

Earn your Master of Science in Materials Engineering online via DEN@Viterbi. Request information today.

Same Faculty. Same Program. Same Degree.

DEN@Viterbi strives to meet the needs of engineering professionals, providing the opportunity to advance your education while maintaining your career and other commitments. By breaking down geographical and scheduling barriers, DEN@Viterbi allows you to take your classes anytime and anywhere.

DEN@Viterbi students undergo the same academic requirements, curriculum, and must adhere to the same academic standards as on-campus students; therefore, your diploma is ultimately issued by the University of Southern California. There is no difference between remote students and on-campus students.