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.

Program Information

School: School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Program: Chemistry

Catalog page: MS

MS in Chemistry Fact Sheet

MS in Chemistry Fact Sheet

Application Requirements

Degree requirements: Undergraduate preparation equivalent to the degree of Bachelor of Science in Chemistry is required.

Test score required: Yes

Admission is competitive and is decided case by case on the basis of the quality of previous relevant academic work, GRE combined score of 295 for the verbal and quantitative components, letters of reference, the student's statement of academic interests and, for foreign students, evidence of fluency in English. Foreign students with TOEFL scores less than 600 (paper test), 250 (computer test), or 100 (internet test) are admitted only in special circumstances.

Deadlines: University deadlines apply.


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Possible Careers

Graduates of the program seek positions such as: 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.



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