University of Denver
Division Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Chemistry & Biochemistry
2199 S University Blvd
Denver, CO 80208
M.A. and M.S., Ph.D.
At the University of Denver, we offer the training and facilities to energize your graduate experience and help you develop into a professional scientist. Advantages of studying Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Denver include: excellent, research-active faculty; small classes and personal attention; first-rate teaching facilities; and modern, state-of-the-art equipment. At the University of Denver, we offer the training and facilities to energize your graduate experience and help you develop into a professional scientist.
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Denver offers programs leading to M.A., M.S. or Ph.D. degrees in chemistry, biochemistry and biophysics. Our faculty members actively involve students in research programs supported with more than $1.5 million in annual funding from federal agencies, state governments and private industries. In our programs, you will enjoy the benefits of a friendly, personalized learning environment that offers nationally competitive and extremely productive research opportunities.
Our department has much to offer a graduate student: close and frequent student-faculty interaction; an integrated program of courses; and excellent equipment and facilities including 500 MHz NMR, single-crystal X-ray diffraction, multiple EPR spectrometers, PiStar 180 CD/Stopped flow, ESI mass spectrometer, step-scan FTIR, photon counting lifetime fluorescence and nanosecond laser flash photolysis. Faculty research interests encompass biophysical, organic, analytical and environmental chemistry and biochemistry. The department's relatively small size allows a broader, more interdisciplinary approach than in large departments. Our instructional format merges traditional disciplines into interdisciplinary courses that more closely reflect current trends in chemistry.
Accreditation:The University of Denver is accredited as a doctoral degree-granting institution by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
Facts & Figures
# of Credits Required: 45-90
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Locale: Large City
Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999