Master of Science in Chemical Engineering

The School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering offers the MS degree in Chemical Engineering.  The MS degree has two options: coursework and thesis.  Additional information about the School is available here or upon request by calling 404.894.1838.

MS students in Chemical Engineering must successfully complete the following courses (or their equivalents) with an average cumulative GPA of 2.7 or higher.  All courses must be completed with a grade of A, B, or C.

Non-Thesis Option

CHBE 6003Chemical Process Safety1
CHBE 6100Advanced Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics3
CHBE 6200Advanced Transport Phenomena, Fluid Mechanics, and Heat3
CHBE 6260Transport Phenomena-Mass Transfer3
CHBE 6300Kinetics and Reactor Design3
CHBE 6500Mathematical Modeling and Analysis of Chemical Processes3
CHBE Elective3
Other Electives12
Total Credit Hours31

Thesis Option

CHBE 6003Chemical Process Safety1
CHBE 6100Advanced Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics3
CHBE 6200Advanced Transport Phenomena, Fluid Mechanics, and Heat3
CHBE 6260Transport Phenomena-Mass Transfer3
CHBE 6300Kinetics and Reactor Design3
CHBE 6500Mathematical Modeling and Analysis of Chemical Processes3
CHBE Elective3
Other Elective3
CHBE 7000Master's Thesis9
Total Credit Hours31

The MS thesis defense examination will be conducted by the Doctoral Examination Committee chosen by the student and the thesis advisor and approved by the Graduate Studies Committee and the Dean of Graduate Studies.  The examination will be announced throughout the School and will be open to the academic community. The student will be required to make an oral presentation of the final thesis.  If both the dissertation and examination are satisfactory, and there is compliance with all the requirements of the MS program, then the candidate will be certified as qualified to receive the Master’s Degree.