Program Overview

The University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia offers a Master of Engineering in Chemical Engineering degree. The curriculum is encompassed of 30 credits—there are a total of 10 required courses. A total of eight courses, or 24 credit hours, are offered via videoconferencing. This degree is offered completely online; classes are offered in both live and asynchronous formats. These courses may be taken towards degree completion or for non-degree continuing credit. This program is offered through the Commonwealth Graduate Engineering Program.

Students can take courses in related areas from UVA or transferred in from other institutions. These related disciplines include areas of: mathematics, chemistry, materials science, mechanical engineering, nuclear engineering, and systems engineering. The required courses include the following: Advanced Thermodynamics, Chemical Reaction Engineering, and Techniques for Chemical Engineering Analysis and Design, among others. The remaining credit hours are to be completed with electives. The elective choices include the following: Applied Surface Chemistry, Polymer Engineering, and Biochemical Engineering. Students also have the option to conduct an independent research for credits, which must be approved by the faculty. This course may be taken during any term.

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    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

    School Overview

    The University of Virginia, commonly referred to as UVA, is a public research university that was founded in 1819 by Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States. Jefferson, who is known as the father of the university was UVA’s first president, and served on the universities original governing board, which was known as the Board of Visitors, along with James Monroe and James Madison.

    UVA offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees, as well as educational specialist and professional degrees. The university’s schools and colleges include:

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