Inamori School of Engineering

Ceramic Engineering Graduate Programs

Master of Science (MS)

Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD)

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Alfred University offers a Master of Science degree in Ceramic Engineering (CE) and a Doctorate of Philosophy in Ceramics. The M.S. program provides students with practical, hands-on experience in solving real-world ceramics problems, often with industrial partners as mentors. Graduates of the M.S. program are well prepared to move into careers ranging from applied research and development to plant operations and technical management. The Ph.D. program offers a blend of theoretical and applied studies enabling graduates to tackle more fundamental problems in ceramic science. Our Ph.D. graduates are employed in academia, national labs, and industry, with careers in education, research and development, and technical management.

Alfred University has been a leader in ceramics education and research for over 100 years. Collectively, our Ph.D. programs in Ceramics, Glass and Materials Science and Engineering are ranked among the top 50 Materials Science and Engineering programs in the nation. We are also recognized among the top 20 specialized research institutions in applied science.