College of Mines and Earth Sciences


Metallurgical Engineering

M.S. in Metallurgical Engineering

Program Purpose

The graduate program in Metallurgical Engineering at the University of Utah prepares metallurgical engineers with a sound knowledge and training in their chosen area of research in Metallurgical Engineering and broad technical knowledge to transition to new research areas for engineering careers in industry, academia and government. The program also emphasizes development of critical thinking abilities, ability to solve engineering problems, interpersonal skills, communication skills, life long learning, social consciousness, and integrity.

Learning Outcomes

  • Advanced knowledge of their selected area of research at a level that exceeds undergraduate expectations
  • Ability to conduct supervised research
  • Effective written and oral technical communication skills.
  • Ability to write technical reports and peer-reviewed papers.