The Department of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering (MTE) offers a masters of science along with a Ph.D. In addition, many of the MTE faculty are members of the UA Tri-campus Materials Science PhD program giving materials orientated graduate students a range of academic opportunities.
The program for the PhD in the area of materials/metallurgical engineering is conducted jointly with The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). This arrangement permits sharing of facilities, exchange of faculty, joint seminars, and a wide choice of dissertation advisers. The PhD degree in the area of materials science is also offered, in collaboration with UAB and The University of Alabama in Huntsville. Full details of this interdisciplinary program may be found in this catalog.
For additional information, see the Graduate School's general requirements for advanced degrees below.