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The Materials Engineering Technology program at Penn State DuBois prepares students for careers in the materials industry in a variety of areas such as:

  • Quality Control
  • Research and Development
  • Materials Testing
  • Technical Sales
  • Powdered Metallurgy

Our graduates are sought worldwide for their specialized knowledge in "powdered metals" manufacturing processes.

Highly educated materials technologists have significant roles to play in the manufacturing industry. Their educational background uniquely qualifies them to design, inspect and evaluate components while communicating to senior engineers the analysis of data as it relates to the engineering application.

The Materials Engineering Technology program provides the student with essential theory and an extensive laboratory background in these key elements of materials technology. Courses are offered that give the student exposure to the materials industry by providing comprehensive classroom instruction and stimulating industrial interaction.

This program is one of the Pennsylvania Department of Education approved Tech Prep programs. Secondary school students who have graduated from a program covered by a signed Penn State Articulation Agreement may be eligible for special admission procedures and/or advanced placement.