Chemistry (B.S.)/Chemical Engineering (M.A.S.)

Simultaneously earn a bachelor's degree in chemistry and a professional master's degree in chemical engineering in as few as five years.

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Illinois Tech’s undergraduate program in chemistry provides rigorous education in the fundamental areas of chemical theory and chemical experimentation. Undergraduate training provides a solid foundation in the five basic areas of chemistry: analytical, inorganic, organic, physical, and biochemistry.

After gaining a solid foundation in chemistry, advance to earn a professional master’s degree in chemical engineering. The objective of this degree program is to prepare you for professional practice in the field of chemical engineering and to provide fundamental knowledge of chemical engineering.

Save not only time earning a graduate degree, but also tuition costs, adding to the return on the investment in education.

Program Overview

After gaining a solid foundation in chemistry, advance to earn a professional master’s degree in chemical engineering. The objective of this degree program is to prepare you for professional practice in the field of chemical engineering.

Career Opportunities

Chemical engineers can work in a variety of industries as their skills are highly valued.

  • Chemical engineer
  • Wastewater process engineer
  • Research and development engineer
  • Energy engineer
  • Research engineer

Students applying to the Accelerated Master's Program must have completed at least 60 credit hours of applicable undergraduate study and at least one full semester (12 credit hours) at the university. Students must be at least one full-time semester (12 credit hours) away from undergraduate degree completion in order to apply.

Applicants are required to have a minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0.

Consult individual departments for specific minimum GPA requirements.