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  Nov 22, 2017
 
 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018

Chemical and Biological Engineering M.Eng.


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The M.Eng. degree involves formal course work only and does not require a thesis. This degree is awarded on completion of 30 credits of course work.

Outcomes of the Graduate Curriculum
Students who successfully complete this program will be able to demonstrate:

  • advanced proficiency in the core program or area within CHBE.
  • effective oral and written communication skills.
  • preparedness for professional careers and/or further graduate studies.

Program Requirements


For a student with an accredited B.S. degree in chemical engineering, the program includes the following:

  • Electives Credit Hours: 18

Additional Requirements


Of the electives, at least two must be chemical engineering courses and at least two must be nonchemical engineering courses. A feature of this M.Eng. program is the opportunity to concentrate in one of the subspecialties of chemical engineering. These areas include (but are not limited to) biological engineering, process systems engineering, materials engineering, and polymer engineering.

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