Some of the content on this website requires JavaScript to be enabled in your web browser to function as intended. While the website is still usable without JavaScript, it should be enabled to enjoy the full interactive experience.

Skip to Main Navigation. Each navigation link will open a list of sub navigation links.

Skip to Main Content

Chemical Engineering|College of Engineering and Applied Science

Chemical  Engineering Master of Science


Minimum Requirements:          GPA: 3.0          GRE: 305 (or 1150)          Deadline: Feb. 1          Apply!

Additional requirements for international students:          TOEFL: 80          IELTS: 6.5


Master of Science Programs:

Master's of Science degree from the University of Wyoming's Chemical and Petroleum Engineering department

  1. MS in Chemical Engineering
  2. MS in Petroleum Engineering
  3. MS in Environmental Engineering (interdisciplinary program)
  4. Dual Degrees: MS in Chemical or Petroleum Engineering and Master of Business Administration


The mission of the graduate program in Chemical and Petroleum Engineering is to prepare students to be leaders in industry, government, or academia.  The field of engineering is continuously evolving and alumni with the advanced education and research skills associated with obtaining graduate degrees have the flexibility, breadth, and depth to become leaders as the problems of tomorrow arise. 

All students in the MS program will learn the techniques required of individuals interested in pursuing further education and careers in academic, as well as entering the work force in industrial settings.

A M.S. degree is not required to enter a Ph.D. program.


Program Requirements

A Plan A program involves developing, implementing and defending a research project and formal thesis, in addition to coursework.  A Plan B program involves coursework and writing a final paper submitted to the student's advisor.

  • Plan A students: 26 course credit hours, 4 research hours, thesis and defense
  • Plan B students: 30 course credit hours, final paper
  • Publication of thesis


Apply today!

Share This Page:

Footer Navigation

University of Wyoming Medallion
1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071 // UW Operators (307) 766-1121 // Contact Us // Download Adobe Reader // Accessibility Accessibility information icon