Why choose a Professional Master's in Chemical Engineering from Purdue?

A Professional Master's degree from the Davidson School of Chemical Engineering could be your most valuable career investment. Purdue Chemical Engineers are highly valued in industry, as evident from our highly successful alumni located all around the world. The same goes for our Professional Master's students who experience increased employment opportunities as well as earning potential after completing the program.

Class Profile - Class of 2023

Size of the class Industry work experience Average GPA Countries Represented Top Concentrations
41 2+ Years 3.3 6 Pharmaceutical and Energy systems fundamentals and processes

Excellence at Scale and Speed

The Davidson School of Chemical Engineering has been educating future leaders in chemical engineering for over 100 years and Purdue's College of Engineering is one of the largest and strongest programs in the nation with 13 different schools and departments. In as little as 12-months, students can complete the Professional Master's Program and join the ranks of more than 82,000 living Purdue Engineering alumni. Learn more about the Purdue College of Engineering here


Historically, 94% of our graduates attain employment within 6 months of graduation and receive an starting salary range of $82-$86,000.

Companies that have hired our graduates:

  • 3M
  • Alcon
  • BASF
  • Catalent
  • Cook Biotech
  • Dow Chemical Company
  • DuPont
  • Eli Lilly and Company
  • Emerson
  • ExxonMobil
  • Intel Corporation
  • Johnson Matthey
  • LyondellBasell
  • McKinsey & Co.
  • National Key Laboratories
  • Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  • Ramboll
  • Unilever
  • Whirlpool Corporation

Affordability & Low Cost of Living

The cost of living in the Greater Lafayette-West Lafayette area is one of the lowest in the nation. The Purdue Graduate school provides affordability information at here