College of Arts and Sciences
MS in Chemistry
The Chemistry Department offers graduate programs in analytical chemistry, inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, physical chemistry, and polymer chemistry. The department also encourages interdisciplinary activities. Faculty members are active participants in the environmental engineering and science and biomedical science and engineering programs; others work with physicists and biologists in areas such as atmospheric science, biochemistry, and biophysical chemistry.
The chemistry faculty wants graduate students to understand the purpose of, and need for, fundamental research while working on problems of practical interest and application to the challenges facing mankind in the modern world. Areas of research include the use of digital electronic methods to analyze trace constituents of air and water, a study of the molecules of living systems, the effects of toxic chemicals and carcinogens, synthesis and characterization of compounds of medicinal and industrial interest, methods for studying macromolecules, and characterization of transients species using lasers.
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
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Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive
Locale: Large City