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Material Science Engineer

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Nancy Nyambura

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Materials Scientist
Nancy Nyambura
Bachelor's degree in material science or a bachelor's degree in physics, chemistry or engineering.
Many jobs require a master's degree.
Take classes in computer modeling .
4 years- Bachelors Degree
3-5 years- Masters Degree
4 + years- Doctoral Degree (Ph.D./D.Sc.)

Total years= around12
The Masters and Doctoral Degrees

earned after some work
John Hopkins University
Cost of Attendance;
per year
Total for 4 years;
Job Prospects
Employment -

Projected employment-
Average Starting Salary- $57,349.
Median Salary- $81,820

May 2012
The lowest 10 percent earned less than $46,960, and the top 10 percent earned more than $134,130.
Maybe I Will Live in...
Montgomery County, Maryland
Research and study the structures and chemical properties of various natural and man made materials.

Determine ways to strengthen or combine materials or develop new materials with new or specific properties for use in a variety of products and applications.
Conducting research on the structures and properties of materials to obtain information that could be used to develop new products or enhance existing ones.

Recommending materials for reliable performance in various environments.
Work Conditions
Sitting most of the time.
Inside most of the time.
Exposure to hazardous situations.
Limited travel.
Regular working hours.
Identify and understand the speech of another person.
Speak clearly enough to be able to be understood by others.
See clearly up close.

I must be able to:
Cost of graduate school; $
-all 5 years.
Total for both BS and MSE;
University of Maryland, College Park
Companies that hire material scientists and engineers.
University of Rochester
Cost of Attendance;
per year
Total for 4 years;
Cost of Attendance;
per year
Total for 4 years;
Cost of graduate school;
Total Cost for both BS and MSE;
Works Cited
Career Cornerstone Center (n.d.). Career Cornerstone Center: Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Medicine. Retrieved June 5, from http://www.careercornerstone.org/matscieng/matscieng.htm

Google (n.d.). YouTube. Retrieved June 5, from https://www.youtube.com/

John Hopkins University (n.d.). Johns Hopkins University. Retrieved May 28, from http://www.jhu.edu/

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2014). Living Wage Calculator-Living Wage Calculation for Montgomery County, Maryland. Retrieved June 5, from http://livingwage.mit.edu/counties/24031

United States Department of Labor (2014, January 8). Chemists and Materials Scientists : Occupational Outlook Handbook: : U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved May 22, from http://www.bls.gov/ooh/life-physical-and-social-science/chemists-and-materials-scientists.htm

University of Maryland College Park (n.d.). The University of Maryland :: A Public Research University Advancing our State and the World. Retrieved from http://www.umd.edu/

University of Rochester (n.d.). University of Rochester. Retrieved May 28, from http://www.rochester.edu/
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