Professional Master's Program

The professional Master of Materials Science and Nanoengineering (MMSNE) at Rice University is a non-thesis program designed for students who have shown academic excellence, as well as engineering professionals who wish to delve more deeply into engineering subject matter, increase opportunities for industry advancement and enhance their technical skills.

Students not only focus on increasing their engineering abilities but also round out their education with training in entrepreneurship, project management, networking and leadership, preparing them for industry and business with an advanced understanding of both the theories and applications of materials science and nanotechnology.


Info Sessions

Want to learn more about our professional master's degree program? Register for one of the upcoming virtual info sessions:

Master Your Future

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Practical Experience

Real world problems

Access a wide variety of business training and hands-on experience that will improve your engineering professional skills.

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Professional Development

Broaden your soft skills

Combine the practical aspects of engineering with business, management, communications, leadership and entrepreneurship curriculum.

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Networking Opportunities

Industry focused

Partnerships and collaborations with leading companies in a wide variety of engineering related fields and occupations.