St. Cloud State University

College of Science and Engineering

Materials Science and Instrumentation


St. Cloud State UniversitySchool of Graduate Studies720 Fourth Avenue South

Stewart Hall 257

Saint Cloud, MN 56301

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Materials Science and Instrumentation (M.S.)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

We offer the only Professional Science Masters (PSM) program in the state of Minnesota in Materials Science and Instrumentation. The program is a professional master’s degree program that will allow students to pursue advanced academic knowledge and hands-on experiences, while developing professional workplace skills. This Professional Science Masters (PSM) program is designed to equip students with the necessary skills and competencies which in turn will prepare then to be effective professionals and leaders in the area of Material Science and Instrumentation. It will build a solid foundation for individuals aspiring to become material science professionals, and help expand and solidify the knowledge of individuals that are current professionals in the field. The inter-disciplinary program focuses on material science and nano-technology from the viewpoints of chemical structure, composition, and characterization of materials. In addition, the PLUS courses will provide foundations in communication and business skills, ethics, and manufacturing process and quality control. These graduates will be (i) Interdisciplinary Scientists who can work at the interface of science and technology, (ii) innovative Problem-Solvers who are capable of addressing challenges and opportunities in the real world, and (iii) Excellent Communicators who can serve as liaisons between corporate research groups and business administration.


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Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 34

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 355.08 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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