Online Chemical Engineering (Master's)

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Dr. Jonas Baltrusaitis runs The Baltrusaitis Lab, which focuses on identifying and developing an understanding of the fundamentals of heterogeneous catalytic processes with particular emphasis on optimum catalyst design


The Master's in Chemical Engineering is a broad discipline that is built around courses from chemistry, physics, mathematics, and biology to carry out molecular transformations of low value raw maters to high added final products in a cost-efficient, safe, and environmentally benign fashion. Our research-active faculty members bring state-of-the-art technology, knowledge, and teaching methods to the classroom. Chemical Engineers who graduate from Lehigh go on to play important roles in diverse research and industry positions. 


The Master's in Chemical Engineering program is open to applications with an undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering from an accredited institution; however, applicants with an appropriate background are encouraged to apply. As of Fall 2020, Lehigh ChBE no longer requires submission of GRE scores as part of the graduate application process. International students must still submit TOEFL scores.


The program is comprised of 30 credit hours of graduate work. There are four core courses that must be completed within the Master's in Chemical Engineering program.

  1. ChE 495 Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics (3)
  2. ChE 410 Chemical Reaction Engineering (3)
  3. ChE 415 Transport Processes (4)
  4. ChE 452 Mathematics Methods in Chemical Engineering (3)

Elective courses are selected in conjunction with the student's advisor from numerous electives offered throughout the program. Click here for the course catalog.

Tuition & Fees

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Graduate Handbook

Check out the Graduate Student Handbook for policies regarding academics, graduate student life, etc.

Questions & Inquires

For further questions, inquiries, or questions about requirements, please contact Dr. Jonas Baltrusaitis at