The Master of Science is a thesis-based degree allowing the student to carry out original research in the areas of organic, physical, polymer, inorganic, analytical, and biochemistry. The program is designed for students who desire additional academic experience preparing them for an industrial career, Ph.D., or other professional degree.
With an emphasis on both coursework and research, the Master of Science degree culminates in comprehensive examinations in chemistry and a research-based thesis. Students have the flexibility of taking courses in other departments such as Biology, Physics, or Applied Science. This program can usually be completed in two years, including summers.
Please see the Graduate Catalog for course descriptions and detailed requirements.