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Make a chemistry connection

Want to be versatile in science? Here’s your solution.

This flexible program helps you combine chemistry with something else you love.

Why earn the Master of Natural and Applied Science (MNAS) degree at Missouri State?

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  • Don’t settle for just one – If you like chemistry and another content area (science or non-science), this program is a great fit.
  • Expand your marketability – Having broad science knowledge makes you more appealing to employers.
  • Create the degree for you – Thrive in a program that’s built for your specific career and research interests.
  • Be involved – Receive hands-on training in a variety of lab settings. Take part in research projects.

Specialize in science

What makes the MNAS unique: You pair one science area (like chemistry) with another area. Your second choice can be another science field (like geography or biology), or a separate field such as education.

Degree options

You can choose chemistry as the primary or secondary emphasis for your MNAS degree.

Complete your degree on the best path for you.

Degree option
Finish in two years if you take classes full-time and already have your bachelor’s degree.
Degree option
Begin your graduate studies as you finish your bachelor’s degree. Reach the finish line, sooner.

Career options

Chemistry mixes well with many other fields. You can pursue an array of careers, such as:

  • Chemical or technical sales
  • Food science
  • Forensic science (crime laboratories)
  • Government agencies
  • Industrial laboratories
  • Patent law
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Quality control
  • Research institutes
  • Secondary or postsecondary education
  • Technical journalism

For more information

Visit the Master of Natural and Applied Science (MNAS) website or contact:

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