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Chemical Engineering, M.E.

Molinaroli College of Engineering and Computing

Help lead change in energy and manufacturing industries and the overall transformation of our economy with a master's degree though our chemical engineering program.

Chemical engineering is perfect for students who want to be leaders in solving the most important global problems of our time. There is a strong need for chemical engineers who innovate in decarbonization, sustainable engineering and other areas. Our program is motivated to train students of all undergraduate backgrounds.

Program Highlights

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    Flexibility and Customization

    Create a curriculum that fits your career plans by choosing elective classes that best fit your interests.

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    Experience a student-to-faculty ratio below the national average for close interactions between students and faculty members.

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    Professional Development

    Build critical skillsets with opportunities for professional development integrated into the graduate curriculum.

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    Expand your network with our industrial mentorship program for graduate students.

What You’ll Study

Our program incorporates a strong industrial focus in research and education, including an extensive industrial mentorship program. We offer opportunities to develop leadership and management skills through supervision of undergraduate researchers. We also offer a number of certificate programs that can be completed within this program's studies.

Building Skills

Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.

  • System Design

    Creating or improving complex systems to meet specific requirements

    Problem Solving

    Identifying, analyzing and resolving problems or challenges using creative and effective strategies


    Gathering and analyzing information to increase knowledge or solve problems

  • Creativity

    Thinking imaginatively, generating original ideas and expressing unique perspectives through art and innovation

    Data Simulation

    Using mathematical or statistical models to replicate real-world scenarios and predict outcomes


    Working collaboratively with others to achieve a shared goal or objective

Using your degree

Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.

Potential Careers

  • Chemical Engineering Researcher
  • Manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Educator

Workplace Settings

  • Energy/Chemicals
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Semiconductors/Microelectronics
  • Transportation
  • Paper/Packaging
  • Consumer Goods

Is USC Right For You?

There are many reasons we could be your ideal university. There's the award-winning academics, the globally modeled student life, and abundance of study abroad and experiential learning options. Take a closer look at what USC could mean for you.

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