Graduate Programs in Chemistry and Biochemistry

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry offers flexible graduate programs tailored to the needs of both full-time students and working professionals. Our MS and PhD degree programs cover a wide range of fields, including analytical, biochemistry, inorganic, organic, polymer, physical chemistry, and chemical physics. With our renowned faculty mentors, you will have the opportunity to conduct cutting-edge research and receive a top-notch education that will prepare you for success in your chosen field.

Ph.D. in Chemistry

The Ph.D. in Chemistry program provides an immersive research-based curriculum that emphasizes active learning. The program begins with two in-depth research rotations spanning a full semester, followed by a formal dissertation outline and data defense, and culminates with the highly anticipated dissertation defense. By providing ample opportunities to conduct original research and defend findings, our program equips you with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in careers as experts in the field of chemistry.

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M.S. in Chemistry

The M.S. in Chemistry program boasts a diverse range of courses, giving you the freedom to customize your program of study according to your individual interests and career aspirations. Whether your aspirations lie in research, development, education, administration, or pursuing a doctoral degree, our program is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills needed for success. Our rigorous curriculum is taught by world-class faculty, ensuring that you receive an education of the highest caliber and are well-prepared for the challenges of the field.

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Hear from an alum

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"The opportunity to work independently on a project and the high expectations for undergraduate researchers has prepared me for further education and a career in the field."

Emily Sipko B.S. in Chemistry