Chemistry – Graduate Degree

Degrees Offered: Master of Science (M.S.)
Master of Science in Chemistry - Comprehensive Chemistry Concentration
Master of Science in Chemistry - Environmental Chemistry Concentration
Master of Science in Chemistry - Professional Science Concentration
Master of Science in Chemistry - Accelerated B.S./M.S. (ABM) Track

Program Web Page: M.S. Chemistry

Program Description: 
Through a combination of advanced coursework and individual laboratory research, the Master of Science program effectively prepares students for careers as chemists in industrial employment or for further study in professional schools or doctoral programs.

Program Brochure: Chemistry

Location of Course Offerings: Cullowhee only for chemistry courses

Admission Requirements:

  • Graduate School Admission Requirements
  • Program Admission Requirements
    • GRE General Exam
    • Three letters of recommendation
    • Goal Statement: a 1-2 page statement outlining the applicant's goals and research interests
    • A personal interview may be requested
    • Applicants must have achieved an average grade of B or higher as defined by the major department in upper-level undergraduate courses in the major.

Application Deadline: None

Prerequisites: Applicants must have a strong background in chemistry.

Graduate Program Director:
Dr. Carmen Huffman
Department of Chemistry and Physics

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