Online Polymer Science and Engineering (Master's)

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Dr. Ray Pearson's research focuses on the fracture of polymeric materials


The Center for Polymer Science & Engineering (CPSE) is an interdisciplinary research-oriented center with faculty representatives from the participating Departments of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics, and Physics. The Polymer Science and Engineering Graduate Program at Lehigh University is one of a handful of graduate programs in the U.S. that specializes in polymers. Please click here to watch our most recent webinar with Dr. Ray Pearson for more information about the program.


Admission requirements include: a B.S. degree in chemistry, physics, or any branch of engineering and an undergraduate GPA of 2.80 or higher.


The program is comprised of 30 credits of graduate work. The student must complete at least six course credits within the admitting department. 

Program Director

Professor Raymond Pearson

Phone: 610-758-3857 


Tuition & Fees

For questions regarding tuition and fees, click here.

Graduate Handbook

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

Questions & Inquiries

For futher questions, inquiries, or questions regarding requirements, please contact the Graduate Coordinator, Lisa Arechiga at or at 610-758-4222.