The Master of Science in chemistry requires a minimum of 30 s.h. of graduate credit. The degree is offered with or without thesis. M.S. students must demonstrate minimal proficiency in biochemistry, and analytical, inorganic, organic, and physical chemistry by passing specific examinations or by enrolling in suitable core courses. This requirement must be completed by the end of the second year of enrollment. A g.p.a. of at least 3.00 is required for admission to the master's examination.
Applicants for graduate admission should have a bachelor's degree with a major in chemistry or a related field, preferably with a g.p.a. of 3.00 or higher. Most admitted graduate students receive financial support. For application information, contact the Department of Chemistry or visit its website.
Applicants must meet the admission requirements of the Graduate College; see the Manual of Rules and Regulations of the Graduate College.