Certificate Programs in Materials Science

A certificate is a course of study that often focuses on a specialized area within a field. Students typically pursue this program after completing either an undergraduate or graduate degree. This course of study can take as little as a year to complete.

What is a certificate in materials science? Such a certificate program requires a deep understanding of a wide range of materials. Students may focus on materials used in chemistry, physical science, biology, engineering or physics. Courses vary depending on the focus, but often include polymer science, earth materials science, introduction to condensed matter, polymeric biomaterials, thermodynamics materials and the like.

This study may prepare students to partake in research that leads to major developments in the world.  Students with this certificate are typically viewed as better prepared to deal with a wide variety of materials used in the scientific world. With this certificate, a student may be able to earn a higher salary.

The cost of a certificate in materials science can vary from institution to institution and country to country. If you want to get a clear idea of what you may have to pay, research specific universities. You should also consider whether you want to attend online or on-campus classes.

Once this certificate is complete, you may be able to find a job in the field of chemistry, engineering, physics or earth sciences. Typically, students turn to jobs as materials engineers, biomedical engineers, research scientists, process development scientists, technical sales engineers, quality managers, patent examiners, metallurgists or manufacturing systems engineers. This certificate can also lead to a career as a teacher.

Once you’ve decided on the type of program you want to pursue, you have to send in all necessary application materials, which is rather easy. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

2 Results in Materials Science Filter

Graduate Certificate in Composites and Advanced Materials Aerospace Manufacturing

Fanshawe College
Graduate Certificate
Sep 2021

In this one-year Ontario College Graduate Certificate, students will engage with materials, design, and fabrication theory and practices for composites and advanced materials, ...

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Ivy Tech Community College
Sep 2021

Ivy Tech’s Nanotechnology program provides you with the skills needed to work as a technician in this emerging field.

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