Academic Programs Catalog

College of Engineering

Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science

Graduate Study
Chemical Engineering - Doctor of Philosophy

In addition to meeting the requirements of the university and of the College of Engineering, students must meet the requirements specified below.

Admission

An applicant for admission to the Ph.D. degree program in chemical engineering must hold a bachelor's or master's degree in chemical engineering or a related field and must have a grade–point average that would indicate success in graduate study.

Applicants must submit their scores on the Graduate Record Examination General Test.

Requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Chemical Engineering

In addition to meeting the requirements of the university and of the College of Engineering, students must meet the requirements specified by their guidance committees.

The Doctor of Philosophy degree in Chemical Engineering, as detailed in the graduate handbook for chemical engineering, is comprised of course work, research and selection of an advisor, a qualifying examination, formation of a guidance committee and doctoral degree program, a comprehensive examination, and successful completion of a dissertation and final oral examination in defense of the dissertation.