Chemistry Department

A catalyst for your growth

The department of chemistry at Missouri State University provides a world-class education in the fundamental areas of chemistry along with experience in applied research and exposure to state-of-the-art research instrumentation.

Our department received certification from the American Chemical Society Committee on Professional Training in 1974 and continues to maintain this certification.

In our department, you will gain skills in scientific literacy, critical thinking and problem solving skills, which build the foundation for careers in:

  • Allied health
  • Biological sciences
  • Agriculture and technology
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Foundations of Pharmaceutical Science Certificate

Prep for pharmacy school or a related career. Gain exposure to the required science fields: chemistry, biology and more.

Foundations of Interdisciplinary Science Minor

Aspiring high school science teacher? Add a wide base of science knowledge as you prepare for graduate school.

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Department newsletters

Catch up on the latest news within the chemistry department. Access current and past editions of our newsletter, Molecules & Moles.


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Inspiring academics

Through personalized advisement, research experiences and seminars, you will gain the skills you need to positively affect human health, energy and our environment.

Unbeatable value

Missouri State is committed to delivering a comprehensive education that includes meaningful experiences with lab work and student organizations – along with affordable costs and extensive financial aid.