The graduate program in chemical engineering is designed to prepare you for a career in research, development, design, or education.

Admission to graduate study will be granted to qualified applicants who hold a baccalaureate degree in chemical engineering from an accredited institution or who have equivalent qualifications.

The chemical engineering program is housed in our Center for Advanced Materials Processing, which has excellent research facilities for conducting state-of-the-art research. At Clarkson, you receive hands-on training as well as classroom teaching to ensure you are truly prepared upon graduation.

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Chemical Engineering Graduate Programs

The Ph.D. in chemical engineering requires 24 credit hours of course work, research and seminar attendance. At the end of the program, you will be prepared to enter into a career in industry, academia or national labs. There is also a shorter M.S. program in chemical engineering to further your career. 

Chemical Engineering MS Curriculum

Chemical Engineering PhD Curriculum

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A complete application consists of the following:

  • Online Application Form
  • Resume.
  • Statement of Purpose.
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation.
  • Official Transcripts.
  • GRE Test Scores.
    • Waived: The GRE requirement will be waived for Fall 2021 applicants.
  • For International Applicants, an English Proficiency Test is required.
    • Minimum Test Score Requirements: TOEFL (80), IELTS (6.5), PTE (56) and Duolingo English Test (115).

Prerequisites: BS or BE in chemical engineering. Those with degrees in other science or engineering disciplines may also be admitted, but will be required to make up undergraduate course deficiencies.

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