Chemical Engineering (M.S.)

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M.S. Admission Requirements

An applicant is expected to have completed a baccalaureate degree in chemical engineering. Students with good undergraduate records but with deficiencies in certain areas may be admitted on condition that they complete specified courses without credit to make up for their deficiencies. Applicants must submit current scores (within five years) from the general test of the Graduate Record Examination. International students are required to submit TOEFL test scores. IELTS scores are accepted on a case-­by-­case basis, and students must have a minimum score of 6.5.

M.S. Degree Requirements

A minimum of 30 credits, which must include:

Required Courses
CHE 913Advanced Fluid Mechanics3
CHE 915Heat Transfer3
CHE 916Diffusive Mass Transfer3
CHE 923Advanced Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics3
CHE 932Advanced Chemical Engineering Kinetics3
Select 9 course credits 19
CHE 899Master's Thesis6
Total Credits30

Can be made up of electives offered by the department or by the college. Students take electives after consulting with their adviser.