Ignite new possibilities with a graduate degree
Further your knowledge and expertise of chemistry and biochemistry with a Master of Science in natural sciences with an emphasis in chemistry. The degree belongs to the College of Sciences and Mathematics as a whole, but you’ll focus primarily on chemistry courses.
This specialized training will give the credentials often needed to teach high school or community college chemistry. The master’s degree also prepares you to conduct research in industrial and commercial settings or continue with doctoral studies in chemistry or biochemistry.
Master of Science in Natural Sciences - emphasis in chemistry
Students with a Master of Science in Natural Science with an emphasis in chemistry can pursue careers in teaching, industry or commercial settings. Choosing the thesis option ensures preparedness for continued studies in a doctoral program.
Students pursuing a Master of Science in Natural Science with an emphasis in chemistry have a non-thesis option, preparing them for a variety of careers in the field.
*See Graduate Bulletin for additional details, guidelines and requirements.
Five-year dual degree
With careful planning, it is possible to condense the conventional six-year plan of study typically required to earn both a bachelor’s and a master’s into five years. By using the summers to remove prerequisite blocks, balance academic loads and begin research work as an undergraduate, a student can earn both degrees in five calendar years.