Doctorate in Materials Science and Engineering
Oklahoma State University - college of Engineering Architecture and Technology
Full time, Part time
USD 18,820 / per year *
Earliest start date
* for Oklahoma residents | $29,150 for out-of-state students | $34,588 for international students
OSU's Master of Science in materials Science and Engineering program is located at OSU-Tulsa and places the College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology in a unique position to conduct world-class education, research and Technology development and transfer in advance materials of strategic importance to our nation. The field of Materials Science and Engineering is expanding into a period of unprecedented intellectual challenges and opportunities, and is crucial to the survival of US industry and the strength of our economy and security. This program will train our next generations to design materials for specialized uses, making materials reliable and useful to mankind.
Scholarships and Funding
Almost all doctoral students are supported by a graduate teaching or research assistantships which come with a tuition waiver and a minimum stipend of $2,300 per month. Many Masters students also receive graduate teaching or research assistantships. Students are responsible for university and college fees. If a non-resident student enrolls in 20 credit hours in a year, they will be responsible for approximately $6,800 in fees. Additional scholarships are also available in the college and individual schools.
Four research focus areas have been identified by industry leaders in and around Tulsa, Okla., with Materials Science and Engineering as the overall umbrella. These focus areas include Materials for Energy Technologies, Bio-Materials for Medical Technologies, Advanced Materials for Aerospace and Materials for Electronics and Control Technologies. Tulsa-based industry leaders also identified "materials" as the "core" discipline.
- 60 total credits (beyond MS)
- 24 credits of courses beyond MS degree and remaining 6 course credits of electives. This must include 21 credits of required MSE core courses.
- Candidacy of PhD (after passing qualification examination)
- Dissertation committee
- Oral dissertation (defense) presentation and examination
- Doctoral dissertation approved
- Approved for graduation