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Accelerated Master's Application Deadline
March 2 (Students requiring visa) June 2 (Students not requiring visa)
Applications now being accepted for the Accelerated M.S. degree in Materials Science and Engineering (non-thesis). Complete your M.S. degree at one of the world's top universities in one calendar year, starting in Fall 2020. Learn more
The 12th Annual Materials Visualization Competition (MVC12) is now accepting submissions through March 1, 2020. Entry is open to all Penn State undergraduate students, graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and faculty working on materials-related topics. Learn more
Students in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering are simply top notch and represent the very best in the country. We are a recognized leader in our discipline and our students learn from the very best. Join us to take the discoveries and knowledge learned here to become part of a new generation of leaders.
Our department's program is consistently rated high and our students have unparalleled opportunities to learn from distinguished faculty through classroom interaction as well as research collaboration. We are developing innovative digital technologies that enhance our students’ on-campus experience and improve educational outcomes for learners at any location and of all ages.