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Basic Degree Information/Description
The purpose of the Master of Science (M.S.) degree program in Chemistry is to offer students the opportunity to acquire a sound preparation of the fundamentals in several areas of chemistry, to introduce students to recent advances in chemical theory and methods, and to encourage research in a specific area of study.
- The Master of Science in Chemistry program requires the successful completion of a minimum of 33 semester credit hours. For a complete list of degree requirements please see the Graduate Catalog and the Chemistry M.S. Program Handbook.
- For a complete list of degree requirements, please see the Graduate Catalog.
Admission Requirements and Deadlines
- Bachelor's degree with 18 credit hours in field of study or in another appropriate field of study. Background or remedial courses in chemistry may be required to remove deficiencies.
- Specific Degree Requirements: All undergraduate chemistry courses must be completed with a minimum grade point average of 3.0.
- A degree seeking applicant must meet university wide requirements.
- A complete Graduate Studies application.
- Official transcripts from all institutions attended. All international transcripts must be recorded in English or officially translated to English.
- General GRE Required
- A Resume or CV is not required but recommended.
- 2 Letters of Recommendation required, (3 L/R recommended) from persons familiar with the applicant's undergraduate scholastic record.
- Minimum TOEFL Score (for International Applicants): 550 paper/79 internet
- Minimum IELTS Score (for International Applicants): 6.5
Additional Requirements: International students and those with international degrees may be required to submit additional documents per our admissions policies and procedures. The Graduate School reserves the right to request any additional documents needed to fairly and consistently evaluate applicant credentials.