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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.

Best Grad Schools U.S. News & World Report - Engineering 2024In 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.


  • Chemical Engineering

  • Polymer Engineering

  • Application of Machine Learning to Pharmaceutical Development

The Stevens Advantage: Widen Your Career Options

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.

Chemical Engineering student and facultyLearn more about what makes graduate education from Stevens a unique experience:

  • Graduate Cooperative Education Program: Available with two tracks, your co-op experience can serve as a starting point for a research project or augment your on-campus research with complimentary experience.

  • International Student Experience: Tap into our expanding worldwide network of research, academic and alumni partners and mentor with our expert faculty in a number of federally-designated STEM degree programs. Optional Practical Training (OPT) or Curricular Practical Training (CPT) is available to gain work experience in your major/field of study.

  • State-of-the-Art Research Labs and Facilities: Build, tinker and test your designs in Stevens' MakerCenter, Prototype and Object Fabrication Lab, or numerous other research facilities.

  • Research Opportunities: Renowned faculty, labs and research centers – as well as industry partnerships and funding from leading national agencies – support strategic and interdisciplinary research in engineering and science.

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.

There is also the option for electives in Biofuels, Sustainable Energy, Soft Matter Physics, Surface and Nanostructure Characterization and more.

Chemical Engineering and Materials Science student working with machinery. More opportunities for Stevens graduate students include:

Find out more about life as a chemical engineering graduate student at Stevens by visiting the links below.

MBA students in Babbio atriumHone your leadership skills and deepen your technical knowledge with a dual MBA program.

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

Program Admission Requirements

Graduate Programs That Advance Your Career

A recruiter and a Stevens student shake hands at a career event.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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