Cal Poly Master's Degree Programs

Polymers & Coatings Science

MS Polymers & Coatings Science


The M.S. in Polymers and Coatings Science allows students to gain a technical background in polymers and coatings science through lecture and laboratory courses. Students undertake a rigorous industrial internship that develops advanced skills through directed study in areas related to their internship work. The program is designed to prepare students for challenging careers in the polymers and coatings industry. The program also provides excellent background for doctoral studies in areas related to polymers and coatings science. This program is unique in California and relies on the close relationship between the department and the polymers and coatings industry for its success.

Polymers Lab

Blended Degree Option

This program offers a blended degree program for some Cal Poly undergraduate majors. Please see our Blended Programs page for more information about degree options, admission processes and deadlines.

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