The programs focus on advanced manufacturing and materials science.
The University of North Florida College of Computing, Engineering and Construction is introducing two new engineering degree programs that will accept students in the fall semester .
A news release states the college created the bachelor of science in advanced manufacturing and a master of science in materials science and engineering programs to meet current regional and global engineering demands and provide technical skills employers are seeking to best prepare students to enter the workforce.
Students will work with UNF’s Materials Science and Engineering Research Facility, a multiuser electron microscopy and materials characterization center, and the Johnson & Johnson 3D Printing Center of Excellence.
The undergraduate degree focuses on understanding the materials processes and systems used in the synthesis and production of engineered products.
The program is intended for students who want to pursue careers in production, design, development, quality assurance, technical sales, management, teaching and research.
The graduate program is designed to accommodate students from different undergraduate backgrounds, particularly those who have completed a bachelor’s in the natural sciences or engineering.
Each graduate student will conduct original research under the guidance of a faculty mentor toward completion and defense of a master’s thesis.
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