Graduate Overview

Prof. Diana Aga and PhD student Deena Butryn in the Natural Sciences Complex.

Prof. Diana Aga and PhD student Deena Butryn in the Natural Sciences Complex

Stimulating research, solid faculty funding and outstanding mentoring ensure the Department of Chemistry prepares graduate students to become independent thinkers ready to solve important global problems. 

Graduate Teaching Mission

The graduate chemistry programs provide a thriving educational and research environment that fosters the development of the human resources necessary to advance chemical sciences. 

Consisting of approx. 150 graduate students, our program is ideally sized to support state-of-the-art instrumentation while maintaining a nurturing, supportive atmosphere for students. We offer a highly interactive community in which to work with internationally-recognized faculty scholars at the cutting edge of research to impact science, technology and society.

Prof. Paras Prasad and students in lab.

Degree Options

Career Outlook

The excellence of our graduate training is manifested in job placement in leading pharmaceutical and industrial companies, in government positions, and in faculty and post-doctoral positions at prestigious universities and colleges. 

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