Master of Science in Chemical Engineering

The Department of Chemical Engineering offers the Master of Science in Chemical Engineering (MSChE) program. This degree requires 24 credit hours of course work, 6 credit hours of thesis work, a written thesis, and an oral defense. Students must maintain an overall 'B' average in course work and pass the "Proficiency in Expository Writing" examination, administered by the Graduate School. The program offers advanced coursework in chemical reaction engineering, thermodynamics, transport phenomena, process control, process design and applied mathematics for chemical engineers. Research interests of the faculty include hazardous waste remediation, biopolymers, biochemical engineering, biomedical engineering, fluid and thermal sciences, environmental engineering, process control and design, numerical analysis, combustion and incineration, dynamics of reacting systems and electronic materials processing. Graduate students work closely with faculty to design research programs suitable to their talents and interests.

See complete course descriptions of all graduate courses offered by the department.


Howard, Bajracharya & Shakya Win 2017 ExxonMobil/AIChE-NCS Award

Tue, April 3, 2018

Seniors April Howard, Diwash Bajracharya, and Preety Shakya (pictured left to right) were the 2017 recipients of the ExxonMobil/AIChE-NCS Award.Read More >>

Stanley Wins First Place at 2016 AIChE Annual Student Conference in San Francisco

Wed, March 1, 2017

Chemical engineering students participatedĀ in the 2016 AIChE Annual Student Conference inĀ San Francisco, CA, November 14-18, 2016. Senior Simone Stanley and juniors April Howard, Anayia Reliford, Mahtab Waseem, Bekuechukwu Uzondu, Diwash Bajracharya and Okeoghene Osevwe were our shining participants.Read More >>