Undergraduate Options

UVA MSE offers an undergraduate major and a minor.

Materials Science drives technologies forward. Advances in materials science accelerate progress in other fields, expand the possibilities of technology, and are essential to creating a sustainable future. MSE offers students a fundamental background in the structure, properties, processing, and performance of materials. This background is essential to engineers or scientists in understanding the selection of materials for various applications.

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"Every engineer should try and take at least one MSE course, as it opens a whole new world of understanding of the world from mechanics to electronics to corrosion."

Marcus Dozier, Class of 2021