M.S. in Chemistry

The M.S. in Chemistry offers a broad selection of courses for customizing your program of study. Prepare for a career in research, development, education, administration, or a doctoral program. 

The M.S. in Chemistry offers:

  • An interdisciplinary curriculum comprised of biochemistry, organic and environmental chemistry courses and more. (See examples of courses below).
  • Full-time and part-time courses that can be completed in two years.
  • Online and on-campus offerings with no research component.
  • Fully customizable program 
  • Gain competitive advantage over your peers-Earn an additional $19,000 on average annually
  • No GRE required for admission

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Required Credit Hours

30-credit hours

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Thomas Montgomery

Assistant Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences

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Example Course Offerings

The following is a partial list of course offerings. A full listing of courses is available in the program's course catalog. New courses may be added to further customize your degree.

  • CHEM 503 Advanced Organic Chemistry
  • CHEM 505 Environmental Chemistry
  • CHEM 506 Physical Chemistry I
  • CHEM 506 Physical Chemistry II
  • CHEM 508 Biomolecular Structure and Function
  • CHEM 519 Advanced Biochemistry I
  • CHEM 527 Biophysical and Biochemical Characterization of Macromolecules
  • CHEM 528 Polymer Science
  • CHEM 529 Enzyme Kinetics and Mechanisms
  • CHEM 536 Advanced Biochemistry II
  • CHEM 540 Molecular Visualization and Simulation Methods
  • CHEM 541 Structural Proteomics
  • CHEM 544 Inorganic Chemistry II
  • CHEM 549 Single Crystal X-Ray Crystallography
  • CHEM 565 Advanced Instrumental Analysis
  • CHEM 566 Mass Spectrometry Instrumental Analysis
  • CHEM 567 Statistical Thermodynamics

Application Process

Applications for admission are accepted on a rolling basis for either a Fall or Spring start. No GRE is required for admission. Application requirements include the completion of the online application, submission of official transcripts, a statement of purpose, and two letters of recommendation. No M.S. students are eligible for Research Assistantship or Teaching Assistantship positions.