Materials Science and Engineering Doctoral Degree Program

Area of Study
Degree Types
Graduate Degrees, PhD

The Department of Physics and the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry are among the seven departments and programs at Notre Dame that offer the interdisciplinary Materials Science and Engineering doctoral degree. Incoming students who are interested in the program should follow their home department’s admissions process, with details available at To successfully complete the Materials Science and Engineering degree, students will be required to complete their home department requirements, nine hours of materials science courses, and a materials science-focused doctoral thesis. Students who successfully complete this programming will earn a Materials Science and Engineering Ph.D. in their discipline, for example, a “Physics: Materials Science and Engineering" degree.

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