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Master of Science in Polymers and Coatings Technology (PLT)


Adviser: Vijay Mannari, Ph.D.
118 Sill
734.487.2040
vmannari@emich.edu

This program prepares chemists for employment in the coatings industry or for further study at the doctoral level. This interdisciplinary program utilizes courses from various departments. A committee composed of faculty from chemistry and the polymers and coatings program functions as the graduate committee for the program.

Admission Requirements
Applicants must:

  1. Meet degree admission requirements of the Graduate School;

  2. Possess an ACS-approved Bachelor’s degree in chemistry (minimum 24 hours in chemistry), or equivalent;

  3. Have had one year of physical chemistry;

  4. Have had one year of organic chemistry; and

  5. Have had an instrumentation class.

Note:
Exceptions can be made for students who pass approved undergraduate course(s) at Eastern Michigan University.

Course Requirements


The M.S. program in Polymer Technology requires the completion of 30 to 34 hours of course work to be distributed among required core courses, concentration courses and capstone experience courses:

Concentration courses: 12 hours


Select from either option I or option II:

Capstone experience courses: 0-6 hours


Select up to six hours from special topics or other graduate courses or from other courses with adviser approval.

Research or Independent Studies: 4-6 hours


** Select from either option I or option II:

Program Total: 30-34 hours


Notes:


* Students who have taken the 400-level courses in their undergraduate studies may choose Option II or select courses from core concentration or capstone experience.

** A non-thesis option may be elected by students from industry on the recommendation of the graduate advisery committee.