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Graduate Programs


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

Thesis option

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.

Non-Thesis option

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.

Earn your bachelor's and master's degrees in five years

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.



Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Physical Address:
Bush Mathematical Sciences Building
Suite 108

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 13006, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962-3006