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Master of Science in Chemistry

The MS degree offered at the Downtown Campus is a broad-based chemistry degree that allows students to take courses and do research in the following basic fields: analytical, biochemistry, inorganic, organic, physical or environmental chemistry. The MS program is available to both full- and part-time students. The chemistry faculty strives to ensure that students receive excellent advising and supervision of work. Students enrolled in the program have an opportunity to be appointed as laboratory teaching assistants. Research activities on the part of the chemistry faculty provide opportunities for graduate students to obtain research assistantships. For assistantship and scholarship information, please see our students section.


Before applying for admission, be sure to contact your department for individual program application requirements.



Admission Requirements
General Program Requirements
Specific Degree Requirements

Plan I
Thesis Requirements

Plan II
Course Work Emphasis Option

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