The Department of Materials Science and Engineering offers a combined BS/MS degree program intended to foster undergraduate research and to accelerate progress toward a MS degree. This is a research intensive degree and offers students interested in expanding their research skills the opportunity to work in a research lab. 

Only full time domestic students currently enrolled in Major Status in the Materials Science and Engineering undergraduate program can be admitted to the combined BS/MS Program. International students are not eligible for the BS/MS degree.

MSE BS/MS Program of Study

MSE BS/MS Handbook Year 2018-2019

MSE BS/MS Handbook Year 2017-2018

Academic Advising

Marcie Leek
Academic Advisor
Office: CME 304

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AdmissionsDegree RequirementsSupervisory CommitteeProgram of StudyThesis and Defense
Program Description
Who can apply?
Application Requirements
Admission to the Graduate School
Required Courses
Graduate Seminar
Thesis Hours
Request for Graduate Credit
Registration Restrictions
Supervisory Committee Form
Procedure to Complete
Program of Study Form
Thesis and Defense Forms

Upon successful completion of the combined degree program, both the Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees are awarded simultaneously. Students must apply for graduation to the Registrar’s Office for both the Bachelor’s and Master’s degree to be awarded in the appropriate semester. Both applications must be completed and turned into the Graduation Office by the deadline for the appropriate semester. Students must satisfy all the Department of Materials Science and Engineering and University of Utah requirements for each degree. Reminder that Coursework may not be applied to more than one degree.

BS/MS students are required to complete two graduation applications. To apply for graduation for both the BS and MS click here.

Grading Policy
Adding, Dropping, and Withdrawal Procedures
Repeating Courses
Major Declassification
Leave of Absence
Appeals Procedures
Americans with Disabilities Act