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Master of Engineering in Biological Chemical Engineering

Program Details

Lehigh University offers the online Master of Engineering in Biological Chemical Engineering. This program provides graduates with the flexibility to adapt to a variety of industrial experiences and forms the base for an expanding career. Graduates from this program will have the skills to identify, evaluate and manage cost and performance decisions throughout the major stages of life in large-scale developments in the pharmaceutical and related industries.

Potential career opportunities in the following fields:

  • renewable energy research
  • research and development
  • consumer products
  • technical sales
  • market analysis
  • management
  • pharmacy


  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher and a GPA of 3.0 or higher for the last two semesters of undergraduate study
  • One undergraduate course in Molecular Biology; one undergraduate course in Molecular Genetics; a minimum of two semesters of Organic Chemistry; and a minimum two semesters of Calculus
  • Students with a degree other than Chemical Engineering will be required to take the bridging course, Fundamentals of Chemical Engineering III

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education