Master of Science

The Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science offers graduate programs in chemical engineering and materials science, and graduate certificate programs in polymers and sustainable engineering.

Read this program handout to learn more about Wayne State's master's program in materials science.

Admissions and degree requirements

The Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science has very strong M.S. and Ph.D. programs in chemical engineering as well as in materials science and engineering, with a current graduate enrollment of approximately 60 students, including about 30 Ph.D. students. 

Application fees are waived for Winter 2021, Spring/Summer 2021 and Fall 2021

All applications for M.S. study should include the following materials, all in English:

  • A completed graduate application
  • An original copy of the undergraduate transcript
  • An original copy of the graduate transcript, if applicable
  • Official qualifying score from either TOEFL or IELTS to establish English proficiency, if necessary
  • International applicants are required to submit a WES Evaluation.

Admission to the following programs is contingent upon admission to the Graduate School; for requirements, see university graduate admissions requirements.

For questions regarding your application, please contact a graduate program coordinator via email and include your Access ID or Application ID.

The College of Engineering has a limited number of competitive M.S. scholarships for those entering Winter 2021. Incoming MS Colleg of Engineering students may apply for 2 term/1 year scholarships. Students must be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering to receive the funds.

See the College of Engineering Graduate Admissions page for more information.