Youngstown State University

College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Materials Science and Engineering


1 University Plaza

Youngstown, OH 44555

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D. - Materials Science and Engineering

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Materials Science and Engineering Ph.D. program builds on research programs of faculty from several departments within the College of STEM to provide students with an interdisciplinary fundamental and applied research-based education suitable for seeking employment in industry or academia. Students in the program experience a blend of both science and engineering and have access to a broad range of state-of-the-art analytical materials instrumentation, thereby gaining an understanding of the structural properties of materials at the atomic level and the common relationship of these properties among all materials. Graduates of the program will possess the knowledge, skills, experiences, and independence expected of the Ph.D. graduate, and the business and entrepreneurial acumen to convert their research outcomes into practical results.


YSU is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

International Student Requirements:

TOEFL score of 600

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

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