Several faculty have research focused on environmental remediation, biopesticides, and natural products chemistry. See our Faculty Research page for a description of environmentally-focused research opportunities.
The program for the M.S. in Chemistry with an Environmental Chemistry concentration requires a minimum of 30 semester hours of graduate study, including an environmentally related thesis as specified by the Department of Chemistry and Physics.
6 hours of environmentally related courses approved by the student’s thesis research advisory committee; and 9 hours selected from the following courses or approved by the student’s thesis research advisory committee:
Additional information and requirements of graduate students are specified by the WCU Graduate School.
Dr. Carmen Huffman, Graduate Program Director
212 Natural Sciences Building
Western Carolina University
Cullowhee, NC 28723