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Engineering Bachelors in Chemistry and Masters in Chemical Engineering

  1. Feb 9, 2009 #1
    Hello

    I have a bachelors in chemistry and am planning to do a masters in chemical engineering. I was just wondering what the prospects would be of obtaining an engineering job without the bachelors in engineering? I am in Toronto if that matters.

    Thanks!
     
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  3. Feb 10, 2009 #2
    The one concern I would have is that some jobs might require a professional engineer certification... you may want to look into this. I'm not sure of the requirements for this certification in Canada, but in the US you need a bachelor's degree in the field of interest (at least that's the present case in the US, but in I think 2015 or so, they will change it to include science majors plus 30 degrees graduate credit in engineering -- i.e. a bachelor's in science is ok if you have a master's in engineering).

    Note: That might limit your prospects only if the job lists it as a requirement and if the company uses I computerized search. I'd still say your job prospects with a graduate degree in engineering are pretty good. :wink:
     
  4. Feb 10, 2009 #3
    Thanks alot for the information physicsgirl. May I ask what educational and career path you took?
     
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