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Foundations in Materials Science and Engineering


The curriculum in this certificate is designed for individuals with a baccalaureate degree in materials science and engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, nuclear engineering, chemistry, physics or other related field. It is designed to provide the foundational knowledge of Materials Science and Engineering and is required knowledge for any advanced degree (M.Eng., M.S. or Ph.D.) in Materials Science and Engineering. Each course is taught annually.


Degree Requirements

Graduate Certificate in Foundations in Materials Science and Engineering, G.C.

Contact Information

Jessica Economy
Academic Program Manager
(208) 426-4896
Engineering Building
Suite 338
1910 University Dr., Boise, ID  83725-2090

Admission Requirements

  1. Apply to the Graduate College and satisfy the minimum admissions requirements of the Graduate College. International applicants must satisfy the international admissions requirements.
  2. Applicants are required to have a B.S. or M.S. degree in a STEM field from a regionally accredited U.S. institution of higher learning or a degree from a non-U.S. institution of higher education that is judged equivalent to a U.S. baccalaureate degree by the International Admissions Office.
  3. A Letter of Interest which should outline your briefly summarizing his or her background and motivation for enrolling in the certificate program.

Application and Materials Deadlines

Fall Semester (Priority): January 15th