Graduate Degrees Offered

‌The Department of Chemistry offers the Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees, with emphasis on the Ph.D.  Specialization is possible in analytical, inorganic, organic, or physical chemistry.  For individual faculty interests and collaborative programs please refer to the faculty page.

Students entering the graduate program with a Bachelor’s or Master's degree enroll in a minimum of eighteen credits of courses offered in the first year (inorganic, organic, and physical chemistry). They also attend seminars in which the faculty members describe their research interests. On the basis of these seminars and personal interviews, students choose a research advisor by the end of the first semester.