Chemistry Department

Chemistry Graduate Program

Why pursue a Master of Science in Chemistry at Missouri State?

With a Master of Science in Chemistry from Missouri State, you will gain an understanding and appreciation of applied chemistry and the importance of multidisciplinary approaches to the solution of scientific problems. This program also allows you to:

  • Work with PhD program quality instrumentation
  • Cultivate your research and communication skills by partnering with active faculty
  • Enhance your learning thanks to individualized attention and smaller class sizes
  • Develop and defend your thesis based on an approved chemical research topic

Areas of specialization include:

  • Analytical chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Inorganic chemistry
  • Organic chemistry
  • Physical chemistry

As well as interdisciplinary studies in:

  • Biotechnology
  • Environmental science
  • Materials science

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In addition to the traditional Master of Science degree, the department also offers an accelerated program wherein outstanding undergraduate students can begin their graduate course work during the second semester of their junior year.