Undergraduate Admissions
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Chemical Engineering

Chemical engineering is one of today’s most versatile engineering fields. From environmental to energy to medical, countless fields rely on chemical engineers. You’ll design safe, sustainable, and economical equipment for large-scale chemical or biological manufacturing plants or protect the environment by inventing cleaner technologies or modeling the environmental impacts of chemical processes.

Customize your degree with:

Minors available in

  • Alternative Energy Technology
  • Bioprocess Engineering
  • Minerals Processing
  • Polymer Science and Engineering

You can also earn a master’s in one additional year through the Accelerated Master’s program.

Take course like:

  • Chemical Reaction Engineering
  • Chemical Plant Operations Lab
  • Polymer Chemistry
  • Particle Technology

Get hands-on experience like:

  • Designing, building, and testing a malaria detection microdevice
  • Conducting research on how to best use rice straw as feedstock for the production of biofuel
  • Gaining real world experience using our state-of-the-art Unit Operations Lab
  • Getting involved with a student Enterprise team such as the Alternative Fuels Group or Consumer Product Manufacturing

Get a job like:

  • Process Engineer
  • Manufacturing Production Engineer
  • Quality Control Engineer
  • Project Manager

Work for companies like:

  • The DOW Chemical Company
  • Kimberly-Clark
  • 3M
  • Marathon
  • Automotive Manufacturers

Learn more about chemical engineering at Michigan Tech!