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Masters

The MS degree in Chemical Engineering at UL Lafayette is specially designed to provide the student with a combination of higher-level design and project management skills combined with a deeper knowledge of chemical engineering fundamentals.  Students wishing to enter industry find that the additional knowledge base provides them a competitive edge for future job advancements.  Those students continuing on to the Ph.D. level are given a strong education base to build upon so they can be successful with the obtainment of their PhD degree.  Both Thesis and Non-Thesis options are available.  Financial support for the MS level is offered to some students based on the availability of funded graduate positions and student qualifications.  Both university and external R&D funds are used to support our MS students.  Working professionals can enter as part-time MS students.  The department will work with these students to successfully complete their degree requirements.  Our department has a long history of producing MS degreed alumni who have gone on to excel within their chosen career paths.  Please consider joining one of the best MS programs for building top-flight chemical engineers.

For more information about our graduate programs, please contact Drs. William Chirdon (Departmental Graduate Coordinator) and Rafael Hernandez (Department Head) at wmc8199@louisiana.edu and rafael@louisiana.edu, respectively.  Interested students may also reach out to individual faculty members about their research programs and potential opportunities to join their respective R&D teams.

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