Ball State University

College of Sciences and Humanities

Master’s in Chemistry (MS or MA)


2000 W. University Avenue

Muncie, IN 47306

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Masters in Chemistry (MS or MA)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Department of Chemistry at Ball State University is seeking applicants for graduate study in Chemistry. We offer Master of Science (M.S.) and Master of Arts degrees (M.A.) in Chemistry. The department has a vibrant and a supportive research environment that encompasses a wide range of topics, including but not limited to, Environmental Chemistry, Organic/Inorganic Synthesis, Computational Chemistry, Materials Science, and Bio-nanotechnology. Many of our faculty members are affiliated with the Environmental Sciences Program, which offers a PhD degree. The Chemistry Department offers Teaching Assistantship. Multiple Research Assistantships are also available.

At Ball State, our graduate students have the exciting opportunity to take advantage of small class sizes, interdisciplinary collaboration among students and faculty, excellent research facilities, and a strong potential for connecting with renowned chemical industries and Ph.D. granting institutions.

BSU Chemistry is ranked by the American Chemical Society (ACS) as one of the largest producers of ACS-accredited chemistry majors in the state of Indiana. We also rank in the top 10 percent in the nation in the number of graduating ACS-accredited chemistry majors. Our graduate students have an excellent post-graduate track record of pursuing a doctoral degree or joining the workforce. This two-year master’s degree program, for which assistantship is available, is a wonderful opportunity for students to gain critical advanced chemistry skills and hands-on research training. This program often serves as a stepping stone for students who wish to choose either industry or academia as their career choice.


Ball State is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 30

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 410 USD

In State Tuition (per year): 7,380 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 20,322 USD

Classification: Doctoral Granting

Loans Offered: Loans may be available. Applicants can learn more by contacting staff in the Ball State Financial Aid Office. You are encouraged to complete the Federal Application for Free Financial Aid. School FASFA Code: 178600

Locale: Midsize City

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