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ChE Professional Master's Program

Whether you are a recent graduate of a STEM program wanting to further your education or a current professional wanting to advance your career, the Professional Master’s Program (PMP) in the Charles D. Davidson School of Chemical Engineering at Purdue University is for you.

The PMP is a full time, 12-16 month, non-thesis M.S. program designed specifically to prepare graduates for specialized careers in industry, academia, and government. Through a combination of rigorous coursework in chemical engineering, business and management, and a summer research project, students obtain advanced specialized education and professional management skill training in one of five key areas of chemical engineering:

In addition, students have the option to maximize their business and management component and may opt to pursue the MSChE + MBA dual degree option:

Given the strong Purdue chemical engineering reputation and an increasingly critical need for specialized knowledge, the program attracts vibrant cohorts of qualified students from all over the world. The Charles D. Davidson School of Chemical Engineering has always ranked high in employment statistics, and there are many opportunities available for the alumni of the Professional MS program after graduation

Upon completing the program, graduates can communicate, negotiate, and lead people and projects within a global engineering enterprise in various roles, such as:

  • Process Engineer
  • Process Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Project Engineer
  • Project Manager
  • Consultant

To learn more about the program, start with the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page, then review the program’s degree requirements and curriculum. When you are ready to apply, please find detailed instructions in How to Apply for Admission to the PMP.

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Corwin Green
Professional Master's Program Administrator
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(765) 494-7343