Updates from the Director

Applications now open for Fall 2023 enrollment.

Applications for the Fall 2023 cohort are being accepted through June 1, 2023. We will also accept applications for Spring 2024 enrollment by November 1 and for Summer 2024 enrollment by February 1.

March 30, 2023 - Applications are now open for Fall 2023

Dear colleagues and friends, 

I am pleased to announce that the new Master of Engineering in Chemical Engineering Leadership (ChBE M.Eng.) degree is now accepting applications for the Fall 2023 semester. This is an exciting opportunity for early to mid-career engineers who need to develop the skills to lead a team or aspire to become industry leaders. 

Applicants who apply by June 1, 2023 and are accepted into the program will also have the opportunity to join the inaugural class of the new ChBE M.Eng. degree program at Illinois!

Apply now to join this new program and advance your career. To be eligible to begin in the Fall 2023 semester, please submit your application by June 1, 2023. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and many decisions will happen on a timely basis before this deadline.

You can learn more about this degree by signing up for one of two upcoming informational webinars:

Please don't hesitate to reach out to us if you have questions about this degree, share this announcement with anyone who might be interested, and sign up for updates about the program. 

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Thank you for your ongoing engagement and interest. 


Past Updates

Dear colleagues and friends, 

In an effort to better keep you in the loop, we are posting periodic updates to discuss the progress and key milestones en route to establishing our department’s new Master of Engineering in Chemical Engineering Leadership (ChBE M.Eng). With this first installment, I have two things to report, as well as an action item.   

  • Program Code: We have secured a program code and have begun the process to finalize and open the application for our program. We expect that it will be available to applicants within the next several weeks. 
  • Recruitment: Several representatives from our ChBE. M.Eng. will attend the American Chemical Society meeting on March 26-30, 2023, in Indianapolis. We hope to see you there to learn more about this cutting-edge professional program geared toward taking chemical engineers' careers to the next level and beyond. 

Action item: Sign up to receive these updates via email and more information about our program.