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Chemical Engineering Master's Program

Program Details


Master of Engineering or Dual-Degree MBA


On campus


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Design next-generation processes and materials with a degree that develops high-tech careers.

In the chemical engineering master’s program at Stevens, you’ll have a wealth of  resources at your disposal for pursuing the research that interests you most. Our program offers you the best of both worlds: a department with a community of experienced faculty and top-quality research facilities—and an entrepreneurial environment small enough to champion your talent and vision.

Our close-knit, collaborative community of faculty and student scholars works together to advance the rigor and possibilities of our field, with an inclusive spirit that extends new opportunities to all.

This graduate program features unique course electives in biofuels, colloids and interfacial phenomena, processing of polymers for biomedical applications, introduction to pharmaceutical manufacturing and nanotechnology, and more, giving you a broader range of knowledge in the chemical engineering field.

The chemical engineering and materials science department facilitates research in fields such as sustainable energy and issues related to our finite materials resources and the impact of materials utilization and disposal on the environment.

Hands-On Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Research

At Stevens, you have the ability to join research groups with students at a variety of levels of experience, and outstanding faculty so you can learn cutting-edge technology as a team, just like in the real-world. In our state-of-the-art research labs and facilities, you'll have the opportunity to engage in experiential learning.

Hone your leadership skills while deepening your technical knowledge in a dual master's degree program with the Schaefer School of Engineering and Science and the Stevens School of Business.

This master's program offers you the option to pursue a dual MBA degree with the Stevens School of Business.

The Stevens Advantage

Apart from engaging in high-impact research with our actively patenting and publishing faculty members, you’ll find a number of resources dedicated to your professional success. The Chemical and Materials Student Association (CMSA) serves our graduate students by organizing guest lectures and leadership opportunities, and our location, just 15 minutes from downtown Manhattan, positions you to build a global network with unlimited possibilities. With extensive training and career-building experience, our chemical engineering graduates go on to thrive as innovators in academia and industry.

More Advantages to our Program

  • Part-time or full-time enrollment

  • Online courses available

  • Extensive hands-on laboratory experience

  • An optional research thesis

  • Three concentrations available

  • Electives in Biofuels, Sustainable Energy, Soft Matter Physics, Surface and Nanostructure Characterization and more.


  • Chemical Engineering

  • Polymer Engineering

  • Application of Machine Learning to Pharmaceutical Development

Putting You on Track for Professional Success

The chemical engineering master's program develops in-demand knowledge and skills to put you on track for career success in a variety of roles like:

  • Research Scientist

  • Process Engineer

  • Lead Engineer

  • Product Engineer

  • Staff Scientist

  • R&D Engineer

Our graduates have been hired at:, Dow Corning, BASF, Ingredion Inc., International Flavors & Fragrances, Inc., Integrated Analytical Laboratories

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