Mississippi State University’s Graduate School no longer requires the GRE or GMAT for admissions purposes. However, some departments may require these test scores to be eligible for an assistantship. Please contact departments directly for more information on applying for a graduate assistantship. Visit the Office of the Graduate School’s Test Score Requirements Notice for more information.
The Department of Chemical Engineering has broad research interests in many cutting-edge areas that have been funded by notable organizations such as the National Science Foundation, Department of Energy, Department of Defense and others. Some research projects address the topics of synthesis and characterization of biopolymers, membrane-based separation, fluid property measurement/prediction, chemical catalysis and reaction engineering, modeling and simulation and the treatment of waste using bacteria.
Biotechnology, data analytics, engineering education, energy engineering, environmental engineering, geomechanics and material engineering are fields that are open to those with a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering.
Those with interests in chemical engineering should pursue this degree. Candidates without an approved master’s degree can apply for direct admission to the program. Please see the Admissions Requirements for details.
The following deadlines have been established by the Graduate Affairs Committee:
In order to ensure your ability to apply for resources from the College of Engineering, all students should submit their application two months prior to the International Student deadlines for the desired semester.