University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown

Chemical Engineering Students Pursue Graduate Studies at Case Western & NC State

Chemical Engineering students, Bret Tantorno has been accepted and intends to attend North Carolina State University to pursue a PhD and Geeta Verma has been accepted and intends to attend Case Western University to pursue a PhD.

The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown offers Bachelor of Science degrees in engineering and computer science. Pitt-Johnstown graduates have a greater-than-90% employment rate within three months of graduation and are aggressively recruited by engineering firms. 

Pitt-Johnstown Chemical Engineering graduates will:

  • gain employment in professional careers (often in positions of technical expertise in chemical engineering, but also including professions such as medicine, law, business, finance, non-profit organizations, government, education, etc.) and/or enroll in graduate studies.
  • be committed to lifelong learning throughout their careers
  • work on teams and assume positions of leadership as their careers develop
  • recognize the importance of utilizing their knowledge, skills, and initiative for the benefit of society and demonstrate that understanding through their interactions within their community, in government, or in society as a whole.

Pitt-Johnstown began offering a Chemical Engineering (ChE) bachelor's degree in 2015. The enrollment has grown incrementally, more than doubling in size since 2017. The ChE curriculum prepares students for a broad variety of positions in the chemical and petroleum industry through instruction in advanced chemistry, process control, system dynamics and design.

Accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,