Chemical Engineering - Master's

Chemical Engineering (Ch.E.) is a respected and ideal profession for modern times and dynamic changing markets. It is broad and adaptable to a large family of businesses (i.e., petroleum, environmental, biotechnology, biomedicine, pharmaceutical, materials, food and others). Rooted in basic sciences, Ch.E. is mainly concerned with the design, scaling (up or down), operation and control of the transformation and separation of raw materials into valuable products. Chemical engineers are the inventors of nylon fibers, artificial heart valves, nasal drug deliveries and efficient processes to clean our environment, to name a few.

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Admissions Requirements

Students seeking admission to the Chemical Engineering graduate program are evaluated based on multi-parameter criterion that can include the following:

    1. Undergraduate GPA: at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
    2. Letters of Recommendation: three letters of recommendation that demonstrate strong evidence for success in the graduate program
    3. GRE: a score of at least 150 on Quantitative Reasoning; 147 on Verbal Reasoning; and 3.5 on Analytical Writing
    4. Participation in undergraduate research
    5. Post-undergraduate degree professional experience relevant to the planned degree of study
    6. Publications in peer-reviewed journals and/or award-winning presentations in technical conferences
    7. Availability of appropriate faculty to serve as research advisor(s)

International students are required to demonstrate competency in spoken and written English by taking appropriate standardized tests. See accepted standardized tests and minimum required scores »

Based on the level of satisfaction of the above criterion, the department will either recommend admission to Full Standing, Provisional Standing, or Special Standing, or deny admission. Standing status may be changed to Full Standing after the student satisfies the requirements specified by the department at the time of admission.

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Degree Details

Degree: Master of Science
Major: Chemical Engineering
Concentration: General

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