The widely-respected Master of Science (M.S.) program in Chemistry at St. John’s will prepare you for a career in industry, education, government laboratories, or private research, or to pursue a doctoral degree in the field.
Earn a master's degree in Chemistry at St. John's University in New York City!
The widely-respected Master of Science (M.S.) program in Chemistry at St. John’s will prepare you for a career in industry, education, government laboratories, or private research, or to pursue a doctoral degree in the field. It features a broad and cross-disciplinary curriculum that includes such areas as organic and inorganic chemistry, computer applications in chemistry, natural products, methods of analysis, and reaction kinetics.
You work closely with distinguished faculty members as part of the supportive scholarly community that exists within the Department of Chemistry. You may also have the opportunity to supervise undergraduate laboratory activities as a graduate assistant, receiving tuition remission and a stipend in return.
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Dr. Richard Rosso
Graduate Program Director
St Albert's Hall Room 308-A
If you wish to pursue graduate study in chemistry, your best preparation is a bachelor of science degree in a chemical science. If you do not have an undergraduate degree in chemistry, you may also submit evidence that you’ve successfully completed eight or more credit hours in each of the following:
You should also have taken at least six credits of mathematics, including differential and integral calculus. If you lack preparation in one of these areas, the department chair will determine which course(s) you must make up in order to matriculate in the graduate program.
Office of Graduate Admission
A limited number of graduate assistantships are available on a competitive basis to all qualified full-time applicants. Graduate Assistants, who receive tuition remission and a stipend, supervise undergraduate laboratory activities, and tutor students. For more information, visit Graduate Assistantships and Fellowships.
With an M.S. in Chemistry from St. John’s, you’ll be desirable to employers in and beyond science. You’ll be eligible for careers in exciting areas of growth, including:
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