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  • Bachelor of Science
  • Erie, Pennsylvania

Chemical Engineering

  • Compound Your Career Success Through the Chemical Engineering Program at Gannon University

    Chemical engineers are vital agents in industrial-scale manufacturing. In Gannon's cooperative chemical engineering program, your deepening knowledge of STEM will prepare you to design equipment layout, find efficiencies that optimize production costs, and prioritize health, safety and environmental considerations as you prepare to meet in-demand careers.

    • Develop leadership skills through an array of campus involvement opportunities.
    • Learn from faculty experts whose expertise spans all major branches of chemistry.
    • 100%Our chemical engineering students enjoy a nearly 100% job placement rate.

    Learn to Lead the Way in Chemical Engineering

    • Establish a technical background in chemistry, engineering, mathematics, physics and the liberal studies core.
    • Leverage your success in our cooperative program to earn a BS in chemistry from Gannon and a BS in chemical engineering from the University of Pittsburgh in only five years.
    • Earn an annual median wage of $105,000, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
     

    Experience an Exceptional Learning Environment

    • Develop essential leadership skills through extracurricular options like our  nationally recognized Chemistry Club, Gamma Sigma Epsilon chemistry honors society, and the Society for Women Engineers.
    • Gain hands-on experience with a robust suite of modern analytical tools in our high-quality facilities that include:
      • Instrumental Analysis Laboratory
      • Computational Chemistry Laboratory
      • Hultman Nanotechnology Laboratory
       
     

    Inspire Your Academic Success

    Gain real-world knowledge through key chemical and engineering courses including:

    Differential Equations: Study ordinary differential equations with applications to science and engineering.

    Organic Chemistry Laboratory: Study the reactions of organic molecules and identify them using spectroscopic methods.

    Structural Biochemistry: Study the structure and function of biologically important compounds including amino acids, proteins, nucleic acids, enzymes, carbohydrates and lipids.

    Achieve Your Possibilities

    Students will gain a high-quality education that enables success in the rigors of graduate school or their future profession. Through an array of program opportunities,  you can:

    • Pursue internship opportunities with LORD Corp. and several privately and publicly owned companies.
    • Build a foundation to pursue further graduate research programs in chemistry, biochemistry and chemical engineering.
    • Secure highly sought-after careers with aerospace, automotive, medical, military, biomedical, chemical, biotechnology and computer systems industries.
  • Receive hands-on learning through real-world courses, projects and valuable internship experiences that prepare you to become a professional in the field.
  • 13:1Enjoy a personalized experience inspired by Gannon’s faculty experts and a low student-to-faculty ratio of 13:1.
  • Apply for generous financial aid packages and scholarship awards.