Binghamton University (S.U.N.Y.)
Harpur College of Arts and Sciences
Chemistry (PHD, MS, MA)
PO Box 6000
Binghamton, NY 13902
Master of Arts in Chemistry and Master of Science in Chemistry, Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry
Binghamton University's graduate program in chemistry offers the Master of Arts (MA), Master of Science (MS) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees in chemistry for students who are innovative, competitive and highly motivated in the traditional areas of analytical, inorganic, organic and physical chemistry, as well as other relevant interdisciplinary subjects.
By the end of the first year, each student is paired with a faculty advisor based on research interests and availability. Our department advisors provide guidance for students throughout their academic career, from course selection to research development.
Our students are regularly recognized for exceptional academic achievement and research efforts through various awards and scholarships. Other funding opportunities such as teaching assistantships, research assistantships and stipends are also available.
The department hosts weekly colloquia (during which prominent visiting scientists share their latest research) and periodic international symposia on special topics. Students also have access to excellent on-campus facilities to aid their research.
The diverse range of courses offered allows students the freedom to pursue interdisciplinary tracks in biological chemistry, biochemistry and materials chemistry. Students may take advantage of various research centers hosted by Binghamton University, which include the Institute for Materials Research and the Center for Advanced Sensors and Environmental Systems.
In a collaboration with the American Chemical Society and the Graduate Chemistry Club, the Chemistry Department also hosts career-development workshops to help students explore professional pathways and identify necessary skills needed for success in the STEM field after graduation.
Accreditation:Binghamton University - SUNY is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
Facts & Figures
Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: Yes
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Locale: Midsize Suburb
Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999