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Earn your degree while getting hands-on practice and real-world preparation from experienced faculty.

Become a part of something new. Concordia’s NEW chemical engineering program will give students the opportunity to get their degree specializing in a one-of-a-kind focus on clean energy. Become prepared to graduate and enter the workforce as an experienced engineer by receiving hands-on practice in our lab settings guided by qualified and experienced faculty.

Unique focus

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind focus on battery chemistry and clean energy throughout the program.

Credits133
Sample Careers
  • Health and safety engineer
  • Research investigator/engineer
  • Technical support engineer
Financial Aid

The average undergraduate student award is $23,395.

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Program Overview

Take the next steps in your career with Concordia's Chemical Engineering program. Chemical Engineering is a discipline that involves transforming raw materials and chemicals into useful products through processes that are safe, sustainable and economical. Chemical Engineers address many challenges to benefit the society- for example, energy, clean water, food, oil, healthcare. You have heard of catalytic converters in vehicles. That's chemical engineering applied to an environmental problem. Desalination of sea water is an example of scientific breakthrough by chemical engineers. With foundation in chemistry, physics and math, the curriculum includes material and energy balances, thermodynamics, separation processes, fluid mechanics, heat and mass transfer, chemical reaction kinetics, reactor design, process dynamics and control, process safety to prepare you for a versatile career to improve your community and world around you.

Our program will provide students with technical and creative problem-solving skills that meet professional expectations. The curriculum will be grounded in a Christian approach to prepare students to be Christ-centered engineers that will help build safer and more efficient workplaces in the world.

The mission of Chemical Engineering is to positively affect communities by developing Christ-centered engineers who create a safer and healthier world by applying best practices, modern techniques, and innovation to their vocations. The vision of all Engineering programs at Concordia is to produce Christ-centered Engineers with strong analytical, design and laboratory experiences, ready for industry or advanced study, who will positively affect communities by integrating their faith and learning.

 A bachelor’s degree from Concordia in chemical engineering can prepare you for a promising career. We prepare students to enter the workforce as chemical engineers, health and safety engineers, pharmaceutical biologics engineers, and so many more professions.

Meet Dr. Subha Kumpaty- Chair of Engineering

What to Expect
The Chemical Engineering program consists of 133 credits, completed over eight semesters. Students will practice skills with hands-on experiential learning opportunities in modern labs, under the supervision of qualified and experienced faculty. Students will complete a capstone design project and are strongly encouraged to complete an internship. The total typical time to complete the program is four years. No minor will be required for chemical engineering students as the program is credit heavy.

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Faculty Support

Throughout our program, our faculty will train you to become successful engineers with technical and creative problem-solving skills that meet professional expectations. You will have hands-on practice and experimental learning opportunities under the direct supervision of qualified and experienced faculty.

hands-on practice

Through our courses and labs, you'll have hands-on practice and experiential learning opportunities under the direct supervision of qualified and experienced faculty.

You'll develop your problem-solving skills using appropriate engineering applications, learn to use best practices and creativity to make informed decisions, and equip yourself with the ability to solve complex problems that drive innovation and organizational success.

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You’ll begin the program with a firm foundation in the liberal arts, working on your general education credits and Concordia’s core requirements. Engineering-specific courses will begin in the Fall of 2024. Current and transfer students are strongly encouraged to apply.

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