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Master of Science and Doctorate in Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry offers an MS and PhD in various areas of chemistry; analytical chemistry, atmospheric chemistry, educational chemistry, inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, materials chemistry, physical chemistry and polymer chemistry. Faculty in the department recognize the importance of conducting fundamental research while working on problems of practical interest with applications in the modern world. Areas of research include the use of digital electronic methods to analyze trace constituents of air and water, a study of the molecules of living systems, the effects of toxic chemicals and carcinogens, synthesis and characterization of compounds of medicinal and industrial interest, methods for studying macromolecules, and characterization of transient species using lasers.

The department strives to maintain a community of research scholars (faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate and undergraduate students) that is large enough to provide a variety of experiences within chemistry, yet small enough to give each student individual attention. Both full-time and part-time plans of study are available.

Master of Science in Chemistry
PhD in Chemistry