The Undergraduate Materials Science & Engineering and The Metallurgical Programs are accredited by: The Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET >>>

Graduates of Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering are expected to:

  • Contribute to their chosen materials science and engineering related professions and be successful in their careers.
  • Continue to expand their knowledge of materials science and engineering through continued education and learning and seek opportunities for growth and leadership.
  • Exercise professional responsibility in dealing with a broad range of global issues that promotes the well-being of society.

Student Outcomes

  • Students will have an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
  • Students will have an ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors.
  • Students will have an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  • Students will have an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental and societal contexts.
  • Students will have an ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.
  • Students will have an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.
  • Students will have an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

Departmental Information

BS/MS Degree Information

University of Utah Graduation Information

Department Statistical Information

Student Enrollment Fall 2017 Spring 2018
Pre Major  45  35
Bachelor 55  65
Master 5  6
Doctorate  19  19
Totals  124  125


Degrees Awarded 2015-2016 2016-2017
Bachelor  20  12
Master  3  5
Doctorate  4  6
Totals  27  23

Information received from The Office of Budget & Institutional Analysis.