12 months
2382 USD/credit 71460 USD/year
2382 USD/credit 71460 USD/year
1539 USD/credit 46170 USD/year
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The master of Chemical Engineering (MChE) from University of Minnesota, also known as the professional master's, is designed for working professionals who are interested in obtaining a master's degree part-time. This degree requires a design project. 


Research activities in the Chemical Engineering and Materials Science (CEMS) Department focus on the development of renewable energy technologies, the solution of important medical and biological engineering challenges, the development of advanced materials and characterization methods, and the application of sophisticated mathematical and theoretical models. 

What you'll study

Graduate courses offered in the Chemical Engineering program from University of Minnesota cover core areas of chemical engineering (fluid mechanics, applied mathematics: linear and nonlinear analysis, transport, chemical thermodynamics, statistical thermodynamics and kinetics, and analysis of chemical reactors) and core areas of materials science (structure and symmetry of materials, thermodynamics and kinetics, transport, advanced mathematics, electronic properties of materials, and mechanical properties of materials). In addition, several specialized topics are offered, including biochemical engineering, biological transport processes, colloids, principles of mass transfer in engineering and biological engineering, rheology, process control, ceramics, polymers, scattering, and electrochemical engineering.

Who is this program for

This professional master of engineering degree is designed for employees of local industries who wish to pursue their studies part time. No financial support is available. Applicants should contact the program before applying for admission. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Structure and Symmetry of Materials
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Applied Math
  • Physical Rate Processes I: Transport
  • Statistical Thermodynamics and Kinetics
  • Chemical Rate Processes: Analysis of Chemical Reactors

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

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30 SCH


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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation from persons familiar with their scholarship and research potential; a complete set of official transcripts; and a clearly written statement summarizing research/work experience and motivation for graduate work. 
  • Applications are accepted for fall semester only.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    71460 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2382 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    71460 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2382 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    46170 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1539 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Minneapolis

1130 - 2045 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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