Thesis, Dissertation and Program Requirements

Lehigh bestows the degrees of Master of Science (M.S.), Master of Engineering (M.E.), or Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) on candidates who:

  • Demonstrate proficiency and high attainment in a specialized field of knowledge.
  • Carry on independant investigation in their field of study

Proof of these benchmarks is the presentation of an acceptable thesis or dissertation that embodies the result of the candidate's original research.

Graduate Student Guidance

Specific guidelines have been implemented by the P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science regarding the preparation and submission of the thesis and dissertations. Please review these guidelines here.

Prospective master's students and Doctoral Candidates can find out details about their degree requirements here.

Masters degrees offered by our department:

Master of Engineering in Biological Chemical Engineering

Master of Engineering in Biological Chemical Engineering (Distance)

Master of Engineering in Chemical Energy Engineering

Master of Engineering in Chemical Engineering (Distance)

Master of Engineering and Master of Science in Chemical Engineering

Forms Related to Graduate Study

General information and standard forms related to graduate petitions, full time certifications, transfer credits, add/drop and registration, as well as doctoral admissions, post-defense candidacy applications and the Ph.D. general exams. These forms can be found here.

Degree completion information is very helpful to the students who will be graduating soon.

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