Welcome to Materials Science & Engineering at Boise State
Materials science is the study of solid matter. You could say it is the study of matter that matters! Materials are necessary for modern life and include polymers, metals, concrete, glass, and ceramics just to name a few. Materials science combines several facets of science including chemistry, physics, and engineering to improve current use of existing materials and discover new ways to use them.
Our program includes hands-on laboratory experience and the opportunity to explore innovations in the use of materials and even discover new materials. We offer the following degree opportunities:
Bachelor of Science
Master of Science
Doctorate of Philosophy
Be a Part of It!
We are proud to offer a rewarding educational experience. Some of the benefits of choose Materials Science and Engineering at Boise State include the following:
- Small classes taught by highly regarded faculty members
- Paid opportunities for hands-on participation in cutting edge research
- A collegial department atmosphere, where students and faculty interact frequently
- Professional development
- Camaraderie and student club participation
- … and more!
Undergraduates can apply online or obtain a hard copy application
Graduates can apply online
Transferring from another University?
At Boise State, you are considered a transfer student if you have completed at least one college class for credit after graduating from high school. Find out more about transferring to Boise State and apply for admission. We welcome you to join us.
Talk to Us
Of course, there is no substitute for a personal discussion about your specific situation. Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have. We are here to help!