Earn real-world experience through faith-based learning and hands-on practice.

Take the next steps in your career with Concordia’s NEW engineering program. As an engineer, you will focus on not only improving the quality of goods and services but also finding new ways to improve productivity levels. Our faculty will prepare you to use the skills you learned in the classroom for challenges you might face every day.

Degree options
  • Chemical engineering
  • Industrial engineering
Unique program

Concordia's engineering program's curriculum will include insights not taught at other universities

Job potential

Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 10.5% increase in STEM jobs

Credits130-131
Program Overview

There is a dire need for engineers. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are 1,800 openings for chemical engineers annually. Wisconsin has the fourth-highest concentration of industrial engineer jobs in the U.S., with an especially high need in counties within driving distance of CUW’s Mequon campus.

To help meet this need, while drawing on our strengths in chemistry, math, physics and pharmacy, Concordia is offering a new bachelor of science in engineering. Both chemical and industrial engineering are coming fall of 2024. 

CUW’s engineering programs are distinct in the marketplace because they are anchored in the liberal arts and designed to prepare engineers through a Lutheran-Christian worldview. As you hone your science, math, and technology skills for success in your vocation, you will also deepen your people and critical-thinking abilities to solve problems and contribute to a better world.

What to Expect

Our bachelor's in industrial and chemical engineering will prepare you to be a Christ-centered engineer who will help build safer and more efficient workplaces in the engineering industry. Our program, will prepare you to enter the workforce as engineers, industrial engineers, production managers health and safety engineers, pharmaceutical biologics engineers, and so many more in-demand professions.

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Faculty Support

Throughout our program, our faculty will train you to become successful engineers with the technical and creative problem-solving skills that meet professional expectations. You will have hands-on practice and experimental learning opportunities under the direct supervision of qualified and experienced faculty.

hands-on practice

Through our courses and labs, you'll have have hands-on practice and experiential learning opportunities under the direct supervision of qualified and experienced faculty.

You'll develop your problem-solving skills using appropriate engineering applications, learn to use best practices and creativity to make informed decisions, and equip yourself with the ability to solve complex problems that drive innovation and organizational success.

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Ready to learn more?

You don’t need to wait until 2024. Applications are now being accepted for a pre-engineering track. Because the programs are rooted in the liberal arts, students can already be working towards their degree in engineering before it is officially launched without added time or expense. Current and transfer students are strongly encouraged to apply.

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