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M.S. Chemistry Overview

Why Pursue the Master of Science in Chemistry?

The reasons for pursuing a master's degree in chemistry are as diverse as our students. Many obtain their master's degree to gain entry into industry or government positions that require a greater degree of expertise, responsibility and independence that cannot be expected of a candidate with a bachelor's degree. Others use the master's program as a stepping-stone to doctoral studies by improving their grade point average (GPA) and enhancing their research experience. Still other students obtain the master's degree to gain expertise in chemical education - in fact, a number of our graduates are teaching at local community colleges.