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With a chemistry or biochemistry degree from our American Chemical Society certified program, you could end up working on a cure for cancer; monitoring pollutants in the local watershed; researching superior energy solutions (i.e., battery technology or solar panels); developing new textiles, cosmetics or pharmaceutical products; or creating the global supply of a new compound.

Our program combines rigorous academics with extensive opportunities for research and work in the lab. You’ll gain a solid foundation in the math and the physical sciences while developing your critical-thinking, problem-solving, teamwork and leadership skills. These skills are in demand in today’s workforce. Graduates are skilled technicians.

Large institutions just can’t provide the individualized attention you’ll find here. Even as a freshman, you’ll have the opportunity to be in the lab working with real professors – not graduate assistants or lab instructors. Throughout your four years, you’ll have the chance to design and conduct your own experiments, work on independent projects, participate in grant-funded research projects, present your research at regional and/or national conferences, and possibly even co-author an article for a professional/scientific journal. The opportunities open to you are truly incredible!

Here, you won’t get lost in the crowd. You’ll be an elite chemistry/biochemistry student – part of our family. You’ll enjoy small class sizes and amazing friendships. Our dedicated professors will get to know you. They will support you in your coursework, research, internships, co-ops, and post-graduate or career preparations. They will become personally invested in your success – in college and beyond.

Upon graduation, you’ll be ready to make important scientific contributions. You’ll be armed with the knowledge, hands-on experience and critical-thinking skills needed for success – no matter where your path leads you.