The Materials Science and Engineering Program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.
The Materials Science and Engineering Department (MSE) prepares students for engaging careers in academia, industry, and the public sector. The MSE program stands out for its strong collaborations with industry, extensive research and design opportunities, and an evolving curriculum that covers both engineering fundamentals and emerging technologies. The UConn MSE program mission statement consists of four components:
The Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BSE) program for Materials Science & Engineering major was established in 1999 in direct response to the estimate from the Connecticut materials community that there would be job opportunities for 25-50 entry-level Materials Engineers per year with the State’s major employers of scientists and engineers.
Within three to five years after graduation, in their professional careers and/or graduate programs, our alumni/ae will have