Chemistry

MS-Chemistry  (MS-CHEM)

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Professional Chemical Business
Professional Chemical Education
Professional Chemisty concentration in Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry  

The Department of Chemistry provides a broad range of subjects, courses and opportunities for independent research at the master's (MS degree) level. Programs are designed to provide suitable preparation for public school teaching, for governmental and industrial employment, and for research.

Chemistry laboratories are equipped for research in physical, organic, inorganic, biological, and analytical chemistry. Modern chemical instrumentation includes NMR, infrared, visible, ultraviolet, and atomic absorption spectrophotometers; gas and liquid chromatographs; an ultracentrifuge; a cold room; and standard laboratory instruments.

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Required Documents for Admission

Admission Consideration Requirements for All Students

  • Application
  • Application fee:  $50 domestic student 
  • All official transcripts - Bachelor's degree, including all transcripts used towards bachelor's degree.  Any master's degree transcript or transcripts with graduate coursework (if applicable).
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Statement of Goals

  • Official General Test GRE Scores

Additional Admission Consideration Requirements for International Students Only

  • Application fee, $75.00, US dollars (this may be paid online when you apply)
  • Bank Statement from the sponsor, must reflect a balance of at least $26,024.82 USD (must be less than 1 year old)
  • Official sponsor statement
  • Official transcripts (with a copy of the provisional certificate or diploma)
    For more information on official transcripts, please click here and read FAQ question:  What transcripts do I submit for my admission?

  • English Proficiency:

    • Official TOEFL (IBT at least 79, or CBT at least 213, or PBT at least 550), scores must be less than 2 years old, or
    • IELTS (at least overall 6.00 band), scores must be less than 2 years old, or
    • Completion (all years) of a bachelor's degree or higher degree from a U.S. regionally accredited university, or

Application Packet Submission Deadline:

Domestic student applications are accepted throughout the year.

International student applications (including all required documents and for programs that are not fully online) have the following deadlines:

Fall admission consideration:          June 1

Spring admission consideration:     October 15

Summer admission consideration:  March 15