Make Lives Better: Study 化学工程 at Kettering

From the food the world consumes to the fuel that powers global transportation, the future depends on chemical engineers. They have the skills and drive to turn lab innovations into profitable, large-scale 制造业 processes and products that make life better — and easier. 

Kettering’s degree in chemical engineering prepares you for these important roles, empowering you to troubleshoot and solve problems, design new products and create a healthier, 干净的世界. 在这里, you’ll experience both theoretical and practical learning in chemical engineering courses, 实验室, and our unrivaled co-op program to help you be prepared for what you’ll encounter in the real world. 

With robust coursework that allows you to put theory into practice, our chemical engineering degree will put you in control of your future. Explore Kettering’s chemical engineering degree program to begin engineering that future today.


Addressing Global Challenges: Kettering’s 化学工程 项目

Our chemical engineering curriculum is designed to prepare you to improve the world around you. You’ll learn to apply theory to practice in innovative on-campus laboratories , the backbone of our chemical engineering programs. 在那里, you’ll collaborate with peers on projects, learn critically important skills and get real hands-on experience with industrial chemical equipment and processes.

Undergraduate students work in a built-in, 付费合作项目, meaning you’ll realize return on investment on your chemical engineering degree right away. Once you have your degree in chemical engineering, you’ll rise to the top of the candidate pool and be able to list years of professional experience on your resume.

In addition to the chemical engineering degree, there are also several minors and elective that will allow you to tailor your degree to meet your career goals. Our chemical engineering students can complete minors in areas like 可持续性, 制造业, 业务, and computer science and also take elective courses in areas like bioengineering, 聚合物, 材料工程, 电池技术.

在凯特林, you’ll learn in small classes and have access to social events that help connect you with students and faculty — and build a lifelong network of professionals you can also call friends.   


Kettering’s chemical engineering courses and programs teach you how to apply the principles of chemistry, 数学, physics and biology to design and enhance cutting-edge processes. 贯穿整个课程, you’ll build skills to help organizations revolutionize performance and product quality, 提高盈利能力, reduce waste and pollution and adhere to strict safety standards. 

和, you’ll find our chemical engineering program leads to more than an everyday job — it can serve as the cornerstone for a rewarding, thriving career in fields ranging from petrochemicals and pharmaceuticals to 可替代能源, 航空航天和食品.

Choose your degree in chemical engineering.

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关于 the 化学工程系

The 化学工程系 seeks to develop chemical engineers who pioneer the way in making our world better. Our chemical engineering undergraduate degree will help you develop expertise in improving materials, 开发能源解决方案, 推进生物技术和医学, 还有更多. As a chemical engineering graduate from Kettering, you’ll have the opportunity to play an important role in addressing the world’s challenges and improving our everyday lives.

Wondering what else makes Kettering different? 下面是一些例子:


Undergraduates get paid professional experience from Day One as they take their chemical engineering courses. 当你学习的时候, you’ll apply what you learn while working with one of our corporate partners, 比如博世, 福特汽车公司, 通用汽车——这只是其中的几个例子. 


Our combined program lets you work toward your bachelor’s and master’s degrees at the same time so you can graduate faster — with less student debt.


Discover how chemical engineering impacts everything and everyone. See a heat exchanger operation for energy recovery in action, 运行精馏塔, 从空气中去除二氧化碳, explore new processes like turning algae into fuel, model a 制造业 plant and reverse engineer a coffeemaker. 


While you learn how to use modeling and data analysis software, study reaction rates and heat and momentum transfer, you’ll build project management and problem-solving skills. You’ll also study how costs, revenue, ROI and other factors impact chemical plant processes.

Learn in a fast-paced, culturally diverse community

如果你是本科生, 你将加入我们的弗林特号, 密歇根, campus to earn your chemical engineering degree and experience a rich campus life in your time outside the classroom. Browse student organizations and Greek Life. 


Incoming graduate students have on-campus and online program options. Earn your master’s degree in chemical engineering in the format that works best for you.


You will gain experience in 实验室s with laboratory-scale versions of industrial chemical equipment and processes. Your skills and knowledge of appropriate use of these tools will be tested throughout your degree program. 


Cover computer programming basics and how they apply to chemical engineering solutions. 使用高级程序, including a powerful chemical process simulator, to formulate chemical engineering problems and develop computational solutions. 


Discover how fluid mechanics and heat transfer relate to chemical engineering by evaluating process measurements, 流体静力学和动力学, 流量计量, 换热器设计与分析, 和更多的. Learn about feed loop design and solutions of boundary value problems in momentum and heat transport.

Separations, Reaction and Prototyping Lab

设计, build and demonstrate equipment prototypes as you explore the operation and optimization of chemical production using reactors. Study the separation and purification of products using distillation columns, 吸附柱和过滤.​​​​​​​ 

Our Prominent Faculty Lead Kettering’s 化学工程 项目

在凯特林, small class sizes mean you can learn and experiment in labs and chemical engineering courses alongside our faculty — energetic and enthusiastic professors with research expertise in a variety of fields including 材料工程, 可替代能源, 电池技术, 可持续性, 计算建模. They’re leading experts in their fields, conducting real-world research that’s changing lives.

Our professors know that the future depends on you and want to see you succeed. They’re here to help you build the skills you need to fill critical roles in chemical engineering.


Our 化学工程 项目 Are Ranked and Recognized

  • Kettering’s chemical engineering programs are unique to 密歇根 — and unique to the country. Our STEM curriculum blends academic and hands-on experiences in a distinctive and impactful way.
  • As you earn your degree in chemical engineering at Kettering, you’ll be supported throughout your education.
  • 除了有爱心的教师, an entire team works behind the scenes to support your co-op experience: how to find lucrative opportunities, 准备简历, 在面试中表现出色, choose the right co-op for you and connect with Kettering alumni who can tell you what the real world is like.
  • We’re accredited by the Engineering 认证 Commission (EAC) of ABET and honored by many publications for our dedication to quality education and innovation:
    • Ranked first in career preparation in 2017 by the Wall Street Journal
    • Ranked 13th nationally in non-PhD engineering programs in 2022 by U.S. 新闻与世界报道
    • Ranked second in the College Gazette’s Top 10 Best “Hidden Gem” U.S. 2021年的技术学校

金融援助 for Our 化学工程 项目

在那里 are so many ways to fund your Kettering education. We’ll help you navigate financial aid, 奖助金, scholarships — and don’t forget about the salary you’ll earn as part of your co-op.

The average Kettering student makes between $45,000元及70元,000 while they study here — on top of the 奖助金, loans and/or work-study options that 99% of our students receive.

Kettering also has 100+ scholarship opportunities available to incoming freshmen. Institutional 奖助金 based on financial need are available from Kettering, the state of 密歇根 and the federal government as well.

Be Kettering Built: Earn Your 化学工程 Degree

Are you ready to start your journey to earn your chemical engineering degree? 我们是来回答你的问题的, help you explore our chemical engineering courses and map out your future. Request more information or apply today.