Foundation for the Future
We offer an outstanding Ph.D. program with several opportunities to defray the cost of your education. Graduate students learn from award-winning faculty in the classroom and work alongside them in the lab, playing an integral role in cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research to solve the big problems facing society.Apply Now
If you would like to learn more about our graduate programs, contact our director of graduate studies.
While they complete their education, our students enjoy a rich student experience, publishing papers, traveling to conferences, teaching courses and getting involved in campus life. Students finish their degrees faster than the national average, allowing them to start their futures sooner.
And these futures are bright. Our graduates go on to diverse and successful careers in industry, working for top employers like BASF, Eastman Chemical, Cree, LORD and Novozymes. They teach and research at large universities, small colleges and everywhere between. And they are leaders in influential fields like law, research and government. Through our labs and the Chemistry Graduate Student Association, we offer valuable networking, travel and professional development opportunities to help students find the career path that is right for them.
Learn more about requirements and coursework for our Ph.D. program and our chemistry minor.
Aug 20, 2019
Networking Lunch Program Helps Students Find Professional Opportunities
More than 100 students have participated in a College of Sciences program that matches undergraduates with alumni who can share professional expertise.
Aug 2, 2019
Self-Sterilizing Polymer Proves Effective Against Drug-Resistant Pathogens
Researchers have found an elastic polymer that possesses broad-spectrum antimicrobial properties, allowing it to kill a range of viruses and drug-resistant bacteria in just minutes – including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).