Use scientific principles to produce, transform and transport chemicals, materials and energy
Chemical engineers bring together chemistry, mathematics, physics and engineering principles to discover solutions to real-world challenges in pharmaceuticals, food, personal care products, petrochemicals and in many other industries
With a chemical engineering degree, you will be ready to pursue careers in manufacturing, petrochemicals, oil and gas, biotechnology, the environmental field and more. Your degree can also pave the way to top graduate programs in medicine, business, law and advanced engineering fields.
What you’ll find at Ole Miss
You can choose the standard track, the pre-med track or one of the following emphases:
- Biotechnology – this includes the study and use of biological processes to make advancements in fields as diverse as drugs, agriculture and food.
- Environmental – this will give you the foundation to work in environmental areas, such as waste and pollution reduction.
- Manufacturing – you’ll learn the skills to improve processes and productivity in advanced manufacturing environments.
- Materials – you’ll delve into the world of advanced materials – such as polymers and nanomaterials (no hyphen in nanomaterials) – that can handle extreme conditions.
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Department of Chemical Engineering