The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Florida is the top-ranked program in the state and is one of the oldest in the country.
The department offers a hands-on approach to engineering steeped in a foundation of theoretical and science education that bridges engineering, chemistry and physics. The goal is to educate well-rounded and successful engineers through design labs where students work on solving real problems facing society.
The department is ABET-accredited and offers bachelors and graduate degrees in Materials Science and Engineering. The department offers students an opportunity to specialize in a specified material through a certificate option. In addition, the department is looking toward the future of engineering by expanding our nuclear materials and biomaterials research.