International Reputation

The materials engineering graduate program at the University of Dayton enjoys an international reputation with research opportunities in collaboration with the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and the University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI).

Master of Science in Materials Engineering (M.S.)

  • Thesis option: 24 semester hours of course work (8 classes) and 6 semester hours of research credit
  • Non-thesis option: 30 semester hours of course work (10 classes).  Suggested for International Students.

Doctor of Philosophy in Materials Engineering (Ph.D.)

  • 30 hours of course work beyond the M.S. and 30 hours of research leading to a dissertation.

Doctor of Engineering in Materials Engineering (D.E.)

  • 39 semester hours beyond the M.S. and 21 hours of research leading to a dissertation.
Areas of Emphasis
  • aerospace-alloys
  • composite-materials
  • composite processing
  • non-destructive evaluation
  • nano materials
  • structural-ceramics
Research Opportunities

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Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering

Kettering Laboratories 524 
300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0256