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Master of Engineering in Chemical Engineering

Advance Your Chemical Engineering Career

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Program Quick Facts

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No GRE Required

We’re removing barriers to graduate education, which is why we don’t require the GRE.

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100% Online

Flexible, online classes make it easier to reach your goals while balancing work and family life.

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Affordable Tuition

NMSU Global Campus offers competitively priced tuition and scholarship opportunities.

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NMSU Global Campus offers a 100% online Master of Engineering in Chemical Engineering program designed for practicing engineers looking to advance their careers. We’ve retooled the ME program to make it highly flexible to accommodate your work schedule and professional interests.

The GRE is not required for admission to the ME program, allowing for a more accessible application process. The technology used in this program offers you the ability to interact with your professors and classmates seamlessly.

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Career Pathways

Graduates of the Master of Engineering in Chemical Engineering program are prepared to pursue careers in the chemical engineering field, including:

  • Aerospace Materials Chemical Process Technician
  • Chemical Process Engineer
  • Chemical Process Technician
  • Director of Process Chemistry Manufacturing
  • Research Fellow
  • Senior Chemical Process Engineer
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“NMSU Global is user-friendly and student-friendly. The work for the graduate programs is online, and the teachers work closely with the students.”

Dr. Jennifer A., Class of 2023

Admission to the Master of Engineering in Chemical Engineering program requires an undergraduate degree in chemical engineering or a closely related field. The program is a flexible, coursework and/or project-based degree designed for professionals in chemical or materials engineering who seek to design their own course of study.

  • Delivery Format: 100% online
  • Program Credits: 30 credits
  • Program Length: 2 years full-time; up to 5 years part-time
  • Cost Per Credit Hour: $444.40*
  • Active Military Cost Per Credit Hour: $250
  • College: Engineering
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The Master of Engineering in Chemical Engineering (ME) consists of 30 credits. Students collaborate with their advisor to choose 15 upper-level chemical engineering credits alongside 15 elective credits from diverse fields. These elective courses should align with the student’s career objectives and individual engineering focus.

Sample Courses Credits
CHME 501: Graduate Thermodynamics for Chemical Engineers 3
CHME 506: Graduate Transport Phenomena(s) 3
CHME 516: Graduate Numerical Methods in Chemical Engineering 3
CHME 542: Graduate Reactor Analysis and Design(s) 3
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At NMSU Global Campus, we strive to offer competitively priced tuition to keep your tuition costs affordable. If you need financial aid, we’re ready to work with you to determine the best ways to finance your education.
Financial assistance includes loans, grants, and scholarship opportunities. To apply, use NMSU’s convenient Scholar Dollar$ one-stop scholarship application, which serves all students in the NMSU system.
NMSU and NMSU Global Campus students are also eligible for loans and grants. The first step in applying for financial aid is to complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Learn more about financial aid opportunities at NMSU.

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Phone: 1-888-729-6678


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*For NMSU Global Campus programs and courses, the per credit hour cost is listed above. Special tuition agreements (Western Undergraduate Exchange, Descubre, etc.) are not applicable to NMSU Global Campus programs. Course fees still apply and are charged separately. Textbooks, uniforms, equipment, etc., are additional program costs. Additional per credit costs might be charged by the program, department, or college.