The University of Akron - UAkron Online

Professional Masters

Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering

100% online

Same expert faculty as in-person classes

Starting Fall 2024

Who Should Enroll?

This professional master's program is ideal for applicants with a bachelors degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline.

What will I learn?

You will complete integrated coursework spanning the fundamentals of polymer science and engineering, business, and law through the School of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering (SPSPE), the College of Business Administration (CBA), and the School of Law.

Why should I enroll?

This degree program fills the gap between the MBA and MS degrees to train individuals with the skills needed to make technology-mindful decisions as team leaders, managers, and supervisors. You will connect with more than our international alumni network of 10,000 engineers and programmers who provide global leadership in the polymer industry.

What can I do with this degree?

This program is designed to prepare individuals to work in polymer or polymer-related industries, consulting, or venture capital firms in non-research positions.


30 credits of POLYMER, BUSINESS, and LAW:
The program consists of 30 credit hours of graduate level course work in the School of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering (SPSPE) and in the College of Business Administration (CBA) and School of Law. Of these 30 credit hours, 18 will be core technical credits in CPSPE, 9 will be core business and law credit hours, and 3 will be elective credit hours that can be taken in CPSPE or CBA.