Materials Science and Instrumentation (Professional Science Masters)

Materials Science and Instrumentation (Professional Science Masters)

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Currently, this program is not accepting applications.

You will develop a solid foundation in the field while experiencing an inter-disciplinary curriculum that will introduce you to material science and nano-technology from the viewpoints of chemical structure, composition, and characterization of materials.

You will also acquire workplace skills including communications and business management, ethics, manufacturing processes and quality control. 

Program Highlights

  • Designed for both full-time and part-time students.
  • Classes offered with the working student in mind – late afternoon, evenings and possible weekends.
  • Developed for working professionals with a multi-faceted approach that will prepare students through peer-led PLUS courses that focus on skills in business and interpersonal communication.
  • Integrates materials science, nanocomposites and nanotechnologies including polymer, biomedical and pharmaceutical materials.

Program Distinctions

  • Only Professional Science Master's program in the region in Materials Science and Instrumentation.
  • Access to the Integrated Science and Engineering Laboratory Facility (ISELF), a 100,000 square-foot teaching and research facility equipped with state-of-the-art laboratory suites designed for student-centered, experiential learning. 

Student Organizations

Application Deadlines

U.S. Citizens International
Outside U.S.
Inside U.S.
Fall July 15 May 15 July 15
Spring Nov. 15 Sept. 15 Nov. 15
Summer N/A N/A N/A

Degree Levels

Licensure Graduate Certificate Master Post-Master Doctorate

Delivery Options

St. CLoud (on campus) Online Synchronous online St. Cloud State at Plymouth Evenings/Weekends

Graduate Director

Dr. Kannan Sivaprakasam

Popular Careers

  • Chemist
  • Material scientist
  • Physicist
  • Mechanical engineer
  • Electrical engineer
  • Manager

University Facts & Stats

  • 60 graduate programs leading to graduate certificates, master’s and doctoral degrees
  • More than 200 graduate assistantships awarded per year
  • Graduate assistants receive up to a $9,250 stipend per year and tuition reimbursement for up to eight graduate credits per semester.

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