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Chemical engineering provides students with real-world experience at the undergraduate level through laboratory classes, hands-on operation of pilot scale equipment, and research projects that result in clean energy production and medical applications. Watch the video

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About the Department

Today's world is full of challenges for those who want to help create better and safer products for the home and industry, to develop new resources of energy, to fight pollution and to preserve our environment.

Chemical engineering provides students with real-world experience through laboratory classes, hands-on operation of pilot scale equipment, and research projects that result in clean energy production and medical applications.

UA’s chemical and biological engineering curriculum is designed to shape students into the kinds of people who understand as much as possible about their world and their roles in it, and who want to make a difference in the world today. Students graduating from this program pursue various careers, including petroleum engineers, pharmaceutical manufacturing, patent lawyers, process engineers, medical doctors, and dentists. Read more...

Undergraduate and Graduate Degrees

Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering

Graduate: Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, Doctor of Philosophy