Explore your interests while learning the skills needed to prepare you for a wide range of careers in chemistry. The master of science in chemistry will expand your skill set and prepare you for success, no matter what your professional goals may be.

Chemsitry, M.S.

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What to expect

  1. Email from program director
  2. Discuss requirements, course schedule and start date
  3. Application Requirement Checklist
  4. Information on Financing Your Education


What you will study

Tailor your education to meet your goals. Choose between a thesis track focusing on research designed for students who wish to enter the workforce upon graduation or a non-thesis track for students interested in applying to Ph.D programs following their master’s degree. SUNY Oswego’s research intensive program makes students more marketable both to industry and PhD institutions.

Where you can study

  • Main campus

Learning outcomes

Students are prepared for careers in various areas of research, development, education and administration or for further study at the doctoral level. Successful graduates of the program pursue employment in the chemical and pharmaceutical fields, attend graduate programs in education, chemistry and biochemistry, and attend medical/optometry programs.

Admission requirements

Program advisement meeting
Official transcripts showing confirmation of a Bachelor's degree
Purpose statement for graduate study
Two letters of recommendation
$65 application fee