Master of Science in Chemistry


The Master of Science in Chemistry degree program offers students the opportunity to prepare for positions in industry, for further training in related scientific fields or for further training in chemistry.

The department has the equipment and facilities necessary for routine use by its faculty and students in teaching and research. The program also participates in the Alan G. MacDiarmid NanoTech Institute, which houses instrumentation for modern materials science research.

Program Information

School: School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Program: Chemistry

Catalog page: MS

MS in Chemistry Fact Sheet

Application Requirements

Degree requirements: Bachelor's in chemistry or equivalent

Test score required: Yes

Combined GRE score of 295 for the verbal and quantitative components. Minimum TOEFL score of 600 (paper test), 250 (computer test), or 100 (Internet test).

Letters of recommendation: Required

Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation from individuals who can judge the candidate’s probability of success in graduate school. Use the electronic request form in the graduate application to submit the letters. Contact the graduate academic program department if you have any questions.

Deadlines: University deadlines apply.


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Possible Careers

Chemist, chemical technician, lab technician, environmental chemist and research associate

Salary Information

See Bureau of Labor Statistics for detailed salary information on these careers. Another great resource is the Occupational Outlook Handbook.