Master of Chemical Engineering

Project option

The objective of this degree program is to prepare students for professional practice in the field of chemical engineering, and to provide a foundation in the fundamental knowledge of chemical engineering.

Candidates are required to take a total of 30 credit hours: 12 credit hours of core courses, three credit hours of a required professional course, and 15 credit hours of electives. Elective courses are to be determined in consultation with an academic adviser.


Core Courses (12)
CHE 406Transport Phenomena3
CHE 503Thermodynamics3
CHE 525Chemical Reaction Engineering 13
CHE 530Advanced Process Control3
or CHE 535 Applications of Mathematics to Chemical Engineering
Professional Requirement (3)
CHE 506Entrepreneurship and Intellectual Property Management3
Elective Courses (15)
Select 15 credit hours of 400-599 courses from any of the following disciplines: CHE, BME, MMAE, ECE, CAE, ENVE, BIOL, CHEM, PHYS and MATH including:15
Seminar in Chemical Engineering1
(or general seminars offered in energy and/or sustainability by WISER)
Total Credit Hours30

Note: Interested students can substitute CHE 577 for CHE 525 with adviser consent, by submission of an eForm in Graduate Degree Works, for consideration and approval before registration.