Career Development CenterCareer Development CenterDivision of Student AffairsUniversity of Cincinnati

Career Development Center

A Major in Materials Engineering


Description of Major

This major educates students about how materials can be engineered or modified to produce new or predetermined sets of properties.

For more information on studying Materials Engineering:  click here

Employment Opportunities 

Graduates are prepared for a wide range of positions manufacturing, research, management, sales, law and teaching. A variety of jobs are available for materials engineering graduates, including:  

Applications Engineer Ceramic Engineer
Corrosion and Materials Engineer Development Engineer
Engineer Manufacturing Engineer
Materials and Process Engineer Materials Engineer
Materials Manager Materials Research Engineer
Materials Science Engineer Metallurgical Engineer
Metallurgist Plastics Engineer
Process Engineer Project Engineer
Test Engineer Tool Design Engineer
Welding Engineer  


Some positions listed may require education or training beyond an undergraduate degree.

 Additional Links

ASM: Materials Information Society 

ASTM: American Society for Testing and Materials 

MRS: Materials Research Society

UC College of Engineering