One-year program track for M.S. in Chemical Engineering

General Description
The M.S. in ChE program has course-only, project, and thesis option leading to the same M.S. degree in ChE. The one-year M.S. program track is identical to the course-only option and can be completed with the following schedule that incorporates taking a summer course.
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Fall Semester:
CHEN 618  Air Pollution Control
CHEN 715  Advanced Chemical Engineering Analysis
CHEN 760  Advanced Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
CHEN 705  Transport Phenomena I

Total: 12 credits

Spring Semester:
CHEN 615  Energy and Fuels Fundamentals
CHEN 665  Fundamentals of Polymer Engineering
CHEN 750  Separation Processes
CHEN 710  Transport Phenomena II

Total: 12 credits

Summer Session I:
CHEN 720  Advanced Chemical Reaction Engineering 

Total: 3 credits

Summer Session II:
CHEN 670  Solids Process and Particle Technologies 

Total: 3 credits

This program track is intended for engineering majors newly graduating with a B.S. degree, as well as for those already in the workforce who are interested in:

  • Expanding their education beyond the Bachelor of Science level and improving their professional competitiveness in the job market;
  • Completing an M.S. degree within 12-months, beginning fall semester and ending during the following summer semester;
  • Gaining an M.S. degree prior to joining a Ph.D. program at any institutions of higher education.

Eligibility:
This program track is designed to serve students with a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering or a closely related STEM field from US or international institutions who meet the Graduate College and departmental admission requirements.
Admission requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an ABET accredited program in engineering or a related discipline.
  • Minimum 2.8 GPA
  • The official TOEFL score (at least 80 or higher internet-based score), or IELTS score (6.5 or higher) for international applicants.
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • Applicants to this one-year M.S. program track are responsible for paying all of the costs for their graduate education.

Application Procedures
International Students
The application and all supporting documents must be received by June 15, 2017. All applications will be considered for starting in Fall semesters only.

Domestic Students
The application and all supporting documents must be received by July 15, 2017. All applications will be considered for starting in Fall semesters only.


Click here to apply to the One-Year M.S. degree program track in Chemical Engineering.