The Bachelor of Science in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering degree program at the University of Maryland is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

The 125-credit degree program is designed to give graduates the breadth and depth of knowledge they need to work in the field of chemical and biomolecular engineering and to continue learning throughout their careers. 


The Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering undergraduate program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,


  • Succeed in professional chemical engineering practice and in the pursuit of advanced degrees.
  • Excel in traditional chemical engineering careers and diverse areas such as biotechnology, nanotechnology, medicine, law or business.
  • Adapt to new technologies, with a strong ethical foundation that serves them throughout their careers.

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering is using the following ABET learning outcomes: 

(a) An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering

(b) An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data

(c) An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability

(d) An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams

(e) An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems

(f) An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility

(g) An ability to communicate effectively

(h) The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context

(i) A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning

(j) A knowledge of contemporary issues

(k) An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice

The current overall undergraduate enrollment in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering is 302 students distributed over all four years of study (as of Fall 2018), making up 7% of the Clark School of Engineering undergraduate student body. 

In the 2017-2018 academic year, the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering program awarded 94 Bachelor of Science degrees.