Why minor in chemistry at UND?


From everyday objects to elements of the cosmos, our world is made up of infinitesimally small molecules and atoms. With a minor in Chemistry from UND, you'll study these universal building blocks, and gain a strong foundation in chemical principles. This chemistry foundation is relevant in other fields of study including engineering, biology, medical and physical sciences and in a broad range of careers such as teaching, industry, and beyond.

You'll gain a strong foundation in chemical principles and prepare to make your mark in research, teaching, industry and beyond.

UND Chemistry Alumni

Chemistry alumni have gone on to a variety of successful careers with:

  • University of Minnesota
  • Corning, Inc.
  • Purdue University
  • University of North Carolina
  • United States Department of the Navy


Chemistry Careers


Anticipated job growth for chemists and materials scientists

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics


Mean annual salary for chemists

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

From pioneering new discoveries to teaching the next generation, a chemistry minor from UND opens the door to a world of possibilities:

  • Applied Research and Product Development
  • Chemical Health and Safety
  • Cheminformatics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Crystallogaphy
  • Chemical Information Management Specialist
  • Environmental Protection
  • Forensic Chemistry
  • Laboratory Management
  • Quality Control
  • Science Policy
  • Water Chemistry

A minor in chemistry also provides a great foundation for further coursework in fields such as medicine and law. Recent graduates from UND have pursued graduate studies at schools including:

  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of Utah
  • University of Minnesota
  • Indiana University

Chemistry Courses You Could Take

Opportunity For All at UND

Local elementary school students are invited to delve into chemistry with UND's summer camp.