Graduate Degree Requirements

For the M.S.

  • 24 credits in graduate-level chemistry courses
  • 6 credits of research
  • An acceptable thesis
  • Participation in department seminars

For the Ph.D.

  • 24 credits in graduate-level chemistry courses
  • At minimum 2 consecutive years of full-time study (average 9 - 15 credits / semester)
  • Written, monthly cumulative examinations
  • Oral examination requirement
  • Participation in department seminars
  • A dissertation reporting research results
  • Dissertation defense.

For a list of offered courses see the Graduate Courses.