M.Sc. On Campus

Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

24 months
1625 USD/credit 24375 USD/year
1625 USD/credit 24375 USD/year
731 USD/credit 10965 USD/year
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The primary emphasis of the program’s research activities is biotechnology and biomedical engineering. Cross-discipline thesis research projects in these areas are encouraged. The  Chemical and Biochemical Engineering program is offered by University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science.


Program Description

For the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science M.S. in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, a minimum of 30 credit hours of coursework in technical areas relating directly to chemical engineering are required. Up to nine credit hours of advanced upper-level undergraduate courses may count toward this minimum. M.S. thesis degree candidates are required to pass an oral qualifying examination, perform a minimum of six credit hours of thesis research and pass a final thesis defense.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Chemical Engineering Laboratory
  • Chemical Engineering Kinetics
  • Chemical Process Control and Safety
  • Process Engineering Economics and Design 
  • Separation Processes
  • Research
  • Biochemical Engineering Laboratory
  • Graduate Seminar
  • Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
  • Transport Phenomena
  • Advanced Chemical Reaction Kinetics
  • Chemical Engineering Systems Analysis
  • Special Problems in Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical Process Development
  • Chemical Process Analysis and Optimization
  • Statistical Design of Experiments

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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General requirements

Generally, international applicants must be in a Master’s or Ph.D program. International students residing in the United States who have a pertinent immigration status, meet the required language proficiency, and possess appropriate academic preparation may be considered for non-degree or certificate status. International applicants are required to provide an official English language transcript and a native language transcript from each post-secondary institution attended. Each set of documents must list subjects studied, grades or marks received and rank in class or division.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24375 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1625 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    24375 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1625 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    10965 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 731 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Cambridge

1814 - 3756 USD /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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