Careers and Outcomes

With a master’s degree in chemistry from Missouri State University, you will be prepared to continue your career in the field of chemistry. More than 60 percent of our graduates go on to pursue doctoral degrees (PhD) in chemistry. Many of our other graduates of the program are pursuing careers in:

  • Chemical research
  • Forensic science
  • Medical health care
    • Dental care
    • Optometry
    • Pharmacology

Missouri State Career Center

To help you prepare and search for jobs, the Missouri State Career Center provides a database of current openings, tips for preparing your résumé and on-campus interview opportunities. The Career Center also compiles information about what you can do with a chemistry major.