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Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry

Curriculum

The PhD in Chemistry degree program is designed to produce graduates with a focus on innovation and problem solving in interdisciplinary cutting edge research areas such as organic and inorganic materials, nanotechnology, biotechnology and polymer chemistry. These graduates, with their broad course background, research skills and practical attitudes should find ready employment in industry or academic positions. A spectrum of courses provides the student with a broad knowledge of 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: PhD

PhD in Chemistry Fact Sheet

PhD 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.

Admissions essay required: Yes

Deadlines: University deadlines apply.

Contact

Betty Maldonado
972-883-2909

Possible Careers

Research scientist in public and private sector, academic/industrial scientist, professor

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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