Nanotechnology Major

A Nanotechnology major/degree program prepares individuals to apply mathematical, scientific, and engineering principles and technical skills to manipulate matter at the atomic and molecular level (in the range of 1-100 nanometers) and to design, fabricate, and integrate nanoscale structures, devices, and systems.

Includes instruction in materials science, thermodynamics, nanomaterials, nanoelectronics, and nano/micro device fabrication and testing.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Nanotechnology (use the College Search feature and enter "nanotechnology" in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in Engineering?  Learn more on the Careers/Jobs/Internships in Engineering Majors page.


What can you do with a major/degree in Nanotechnology?

With this field extending into multiple different industries at a scientific level, (including medicine, food science and electronics), it is more than likely you will need a postsecondary degree to establish a career in this field

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Nanotechnology

Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

Publications/Magazines in Nanotechnology