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Graduate Studies

studentstudyingThe Department of Chemistry offers programs leading to the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees with an emphasis in analytical, inorganic, organic or physical chemistry. Individual programs of study involve an intensive concentration in one of the traditional areas of chemistry or a concentration in a combination of areas.

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Both degree programs are research-based, which means that they involve completion and defense of an original research project. In addition to the coursework, the research project comprises the bulk of the effort involved in pursuit of an advanced chemistry degree.

We would be happy to mail you further information about our department and its graduate programs, including a copy of our departmental brochure. You may request information by competing the online information request form.

If you have any special questions about our department or program that you would like answered, please don't hesitate to ask. You may contact us directly by phone toll-free at 888-539-8854 (in U.S. & Canada) or 864-656-3095 (outside U.S. & Canada), or by email at