Chemical Engineering Graduate Certificate

Stanford School of Engineering

  • Graduate Certificate
  • Fee:
    Fee may apply

Chemical Engineering Graduate Certificate


Life. Energy. Environment. This triad of engineering priorities is perhaps unmatched in its potential for improving the quality of life for all inhabitants of planet Earth. And at the heart of all three is chemical engineering. The Chemical Engineering Graduate Certificate Program will provide you with skills and tools to help you succeed in this dynamic field. You can select the topics that interest you, including courses in biotechnology, biochemical engineering, thermodynamics, and more. If you’re interested in Stanford’s HCP master’s degree in chemical engineering, this certificate is an opportunity to explore the program.

Countless industries depend on chemical engineering for their existence. You can gain the skills and knowledge to advance your career and your understanding of this influential field.

You Will Learn

  • How chemical engineering contributes to a diverse set of industries
  • How to address business challenges and identify new opportunities in biotechnology, energy, and the environment
  • How to excel at more advanced topics in applied math, biochemical engineering, biochemistry, and more

Who Should Apply

  • Working chemical engineers interested in developing an advanced understanding of key principles
  • Professionals considering a return to academia to earn an advanced degree
  • Science graduates who want to deepen their knowledge of chemical engineering
  • Aspiring individual contributors and managers in the chemical engineering field

Earning the Certificate

  • Complete any four courses from the list provided
  • Tailor the certificate to your interests and career goals
  • Begin your certificate any academic quarter that an applicable course is offered, subject to prerequisites
  • Take courses for graduate credit
  • Receive a B (3.0) or better in each course


  • A conferred bachelor’s degree with an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better
  • B.S. in science or engineering
  • A college-level understanding of chemistry


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Tuition is based on the number of units you take. See Graduate Course Tuition on our Tuition & Fees page for more information.

Time to Complete Certificate

1-2 years average
3 years maximum to complete


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