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Master of Engineering in Chemical Process Industry

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.

Develop and Improve Chemical Processes

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

The GRE is not required for admission to the MECPI, and only a single letter of recommendation from your engineering supervisor or equivalent is requested. The technology used in this program offers you the ability to seamlessly interact with your professors and classmates.

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Career Pathways

Graduates of the Master of Engineering in Chemical Process Industry 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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“As an 18 year old, I found NMSU to be one of the most inviting campuses — rich in student life yet equally involved in academics. As a 36 year old, I am looking forward to coming full circle with NMSU and graduating as an Aggie forever.”

Stephanie M., Class of 2024

Admission to the Master of Engineering in Chemical Process Industry program requires a concise narrative of your professional engineering and research background, as well as related experiences, including career goals and reasons for interest in the MECPI degree.

  • 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
  • Program Contact: Talk to an Advisor

The Master of Engineering in Chemical Process Industry (MECPI) consists of 30 credits. The program is a flexible, coursework and/or project-based degree designed for professionals in the chemical process industry seeking to define the content of their course of study.

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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Students accepted into the MECPI program may use the online MECPI degree plan proposal form to request a tailored curriculum personalized to their individual needs based on their current or planned employment in the chemical process industries.

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.