Illinois Institute of Technology

Distance Education

Materials and Chemical Synthesis


Chicago, IL 60661

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Graduate Certificate in Analytical Method Development; Graduate Certificate in Analytical Spectroscopy; Graduate Certificate in Chromatography; Graduate Certificate in Radiological Physics; Graduate Certificate in Synthesis and Characterization of Inorganic Materials; Graduate Certificate in Synthesis and Characterization of Organic Materials, Master of Chemistry in Materials and Chemical Synthesis

Format: Online

Program Description:

The professional masters program in materials and chemical synthesis is a part-time program designed for scientists who wish to broaden their background in synthesis and characterization of materials and chemical systems. The program combines modern materials design and synthesis strategies with innovative characterization techniques, computational & simulation methods, environmental regulations, project management, technical communication, and intellectual property management. The specific goals of the program of study are to provide the student with a broad and in-depth understanding of state-of the-art in materials and chemical synthesis and characterization techniques; to learn how to design and manage projects; to sharpen intellectual property management techniques; to learn how to operate under regulatory constraints; and to improve communication skills. Candidates must have a bachelors degree (ideally in science or engineering), with at least two semesters of organic chemistry and two semesters of calculus. Academic advisor assists students in determining whether any prerequisites are necessary. A ¯nal comprehensive examination is required for graduation.


Illinois Institute of Technology is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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