The Master of Science program in Chemistry is an interdisciplinary program that offers students the opportunity to complete six graduate courses in any area of Chemistry as well as six courses in management through the MBA program at SCSU. A comprehensive exam is taken in the final semester of study to test the proficiency of the student in Chemistry. The program offers students the opportunity to complete graduate studies in chemistry while also developing skills in business administration in order for students to prepare for facets of their career that may involve managerial and administrative work. This degree provides excellent training for students that wish to pursue management positions in industry.
The Master in Science program in Chemistry has rolling admissions. Applicants must apply through the School of Graduate and Professional Studies. The minimum standards for admission include a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university with an undergraduate cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) and the recommendation of the graduate program coordinator. Applicants with a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.50-2.99 may receive conditional acceptance. An undergraduate degree in chemistry is not a requirement for admission. However, the following undergraduate courses are required for entry into the program: General Chemistry I and II, Organic Chemistry I and II, Analytical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, and Physical Chemistry I. Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA while in the program. Interested Applicants should contact the chemistry graduate coordinator to discuss the program and application process. For further information contact: ChemistryGrad@southernct.edu.