Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

World-class facilities. One-of-a-kind courses and facilities. You’d be crazy not to take advantage of it! If you have a love for solving problems and a knack for math and science, chemical engineering at Michigan Tech is a great choice. As a chemical engineer, you can save lives, clean up the planet, and make everyday life safer and easier. 

What You Need to Know About This Program

  • You can customize your degree by choosing a minor in bioprocess engineering, polymer science and engineering, mineral processing, or alternative energy technology.
  • Take a virtual tour of the state-of-the-art unit operations lab—a one-of-a-kind facility providing industrial process-control hardware, instrumentation, and software.
  • You’ll have opportunities to use the Chemical Plant Operations Laboratory, the Integrated Bioprocess Experiments Laboratory, the Fundamentals of Chemical Engineering Laboratory, and the new Process Control Laboratory.
  • Undergraduate research is strongly encouraged; most students participate in either hands-on research or a co-op experience with a company (or both).Strong internship, co-op, and study-abroad opportunities exist all around the world, including Europe, Asia, Australia, and South America.
  • You'll graduate from chemical engineering featuring hands-on lab experience using pilot-scale equipment, a comprehensive safety program, and an emphasis on communication.
  • Earn a Master's degree in just a single year of study beyond your undergrad degree through the accelerated master's program in chemical engineering.
  • As a chemical engineer, you can get involved with student Enterprise teams like the Alternative Fuels Group and Consumer Product Manufacturing
  • Michigan Tech's chemical engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012, telephone: (410) 347-7700.

Our chemical engineers are recruited by regional, national, and global corporations, and they have a placement rate of more than 90 percent. Chemical engineers also earn the highest average starting salaries compared to all other engineering disciplines.

Learn more about chemical engineering at Michigan Tech!