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Graduate Program

Master's Programs

Master's degrees require a minimum of 30 SHUs and the fulfillment of at least 10 courses with grades of S (satisfactory) or at least a B-.
Chemical Engineering, M.S. Core Courses
Course Course Name Brief Description
Fall
ChBE 201
(3 SHUs)
Mathematical Methods in Chemical Engineering Mathematical analysis of heat, mass, and momentum transfer. Problems of industrial and biological interest.
ChBE 203
(3 SHUs)
Advanced Thermodymanics Advanced thermodynamics as applied to chemical and biological engineering. Statistical mechanics, chemical equilibrium, and computation of vapor-liquid equilibrium compositions for chemical and biological engineering applications.
Spring
ChBE 202
(3 SHUs)
Advanced Kinetics and Reaction Engineering Application of chemical kinetics to the development and improvement of industrial processes; theories of chemical kinetics, complex kinetics, chain reactions; isothermal and polytropic reactor stability; stability criteria; oscillatory catalytic and non-catalytic reactions.
ChBE 204
(3 SHUs)
Advanced Transport Phenomena Heat, mass, and momentum. Emphasis on coupling transport processes with chemical reaction in chemical and biological engineering.

Requirements include:

Additional program details are provided in the Graduate Handbook which is revised at the beginning of each academic year.

Bioengineering M.S.

In collaboration with Tufts Bioengineering Research Center, the department also offers a master's-level degree program in Bioengineering: Cell and Bioprocess Engineering. This interdisciplinary program may be completed within the framework of a thesis, Master of Science (M.S.) degree or as a course-only M.S. An overview of the bioengineering program can be found here.

For additional information about the Cell and Bioprocess Engineering track, please contact the program coordinator, Prof. Kyongbum Lee.

Dual Degree Master's Program (with Tufts Gordon Institute)

Develop your innovation, leadership and management skills and build your technical depth with our Dual Degree Master's Program. You’ll earn two degrees: an M.S. offered by the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, and an M.S. Innovation & Management (MSIM). You earn both degrees in an accelerated timeframe and at a reduced cost. Tufts School of Engineering offers a wide range of M.S. programs and all qualify for the dual degree program.