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Master's in Chemical Engineering at Florida Tech

Train for Jobs in Food Science, Biomedicine and Alternative Energy

Chemical engineers study the application of chemical principles to industrial processes and are responsible for at least one aspect of almost every engineered design, process and product. Experts in the field are needed in a variety of areas including food production, health technologies and biomedicine, nuclear technologies, alternative energy and computer technology. A master's in chemical engineering from Florida Tech provides graduates with advanced expertise for a career engineering innovative products and solutions.

Close Knit Learning Environment

Through advanced research and fieldwork, students desiring a master's in chemical engineering work with faculty to develop innovative solutions for today's complex challenges. Small class sizes and dedicated faculty allow for individualized mentoring as well as the opportunity to build a lifelong network of fellow chemical engineering professionals. Florida Tech's sought-after learning environment stimulates intellectual curiosity and encourages creative interaction between students and faculty as well as provides opportunities to obtain real-world knowledge and skills beyond those obtained in the classroom.

Career Specialization

Specializations for the master's in chemical engineering degree creates subject matter experts in topics that align with career goals including:

  • Environmental engineering
  • Materials synthesis
  • Computer-aided modeling
  • Processing and control
  • Processing and characterization
  • Hydrogen and fuel cell technology
  • Transport and separation processes
  • Biomaterials and tissue engineering

Advanced Research

As a leading research university, Florida Tech boasts state-of-the-art engineering, physical sciences and life sciences facilities. Candidates also have access to research facilities at the Florida Solar Energy Center, NASA Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Past research studies have included alternative food production methods, space exploration modeling, bioreactor development and more. Students often submit research to leading engineering journals and present research findings at industry conferences.


Graduates with a master's in chemical engineering find careers in energy, electronics, food and clothing, healthcare, biotechnology and industry. Employers that have hired Florida Tech graduates include NASA, Kraft Foods, Pfizer, IBM, Mobil and more.