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New Mexico State University

What Can I Do With a Major In Chemical Engineering?

Chemical engineering is the study of the practical application of science and mathematics in the process, manufacturing, equipment design, and development related to raw and synthetic substances and energy in an economical and efficient manner.


Areas of Focus

Research and Development, Design and Construction, Operations, Management, Teaching, Environmental, Food, Pharmaceutical and Bioengineering, Forest Products, Heat Transfer & Energy Conversion, Materials Engineering & Sciences, and Nuclear Engineering


Career Titles

Agricultural Engineer
Chemical Engineer
Chemical Research Engineer
Computer Science Engineer
Electrical Engineer
Fire Protection Engineer
Geological Engineer
Metallurgical Engineer
Nuclear Engineer
Plastics Engineer
Textile Engineer
Ceramic Engineer
Chemical Engineering Technician
Consulting Engineer
Environment Engineer
Food Scientist
Materials Handling Engineer
Petroleum Engineer
Safety Engineer


Career Related Websites

American Chemical Society

American Institute of Chemical Engineering