Examine traditional and innovative aspects of chemistry and prepare to advance scientific knowledge in any field.
From medicine and biotechnology to applied physics and materials science, advances in science today depend on an expert understanding of chemical principles. With a master’s degree in Chemistry from UND, you’ll have knowledge and skills that distinguish you as a researcher and a scientist.
- Program type:
- Master's Degree
- Est. time to complete:
- 2.5 years
- Credit hours:
Why Earn a Master's Degree in Chemistry at UND?
As the foundation of all molecular sciences, chemistry plays an increasingly important role in advancing almost every area of scientific knowledge. The chemistry master's program at UND gives you a broad education in chemical principles along with a targeted focus in one of the following specialties:
- Analysis and applications
Under the supervision of an expert chemistry faculty member, you'll conduct original research and present it in the form of an M.S. thesis. And you'll prepare to launch a career as a professional research chemist or chemistry educator.
Attend national and international conferences to present your research.
Receive financial support through a teaching assistantship.
Work with experienced faculty who regularly publish peer-reviewed research.
Present at least one departmental seminar.
Use state-of-the-art instrumentation.
Participate in our Chemistry Graduate Student Association and other student activities.
A master's degree in chemistry gives you concrete skills that are essential to professional success — including technical skills and the ability to communicate effectively. The majority of our graduates go on to careers as chemists in major industrial companies. Others become chemists at governmental agencies or academic institutions. Additional options include:
- Environmental protection
A master's in chemistry also provides a great foundation for further study at the doctoral level.
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