• Chemistry Degree Programs

    Monmouth University’s chemistry programs prepare students for a broad range of careers by offering strong preparation in synthetic and analytical chemistry, small classes for enhanced learning and one-on-one interaction with professors, and opportunities to participate in research and other applied learning activities.

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    Chemistry as an initial field of study may lead to careers in:

    • chemical business
    • environmental protection
    • forensics
    • government
    • industrial hygiene
    • information science
    • patent law
    • science writing
    • education
    • toxicology

    Completion of any one of Monmouth’s concentration programs is excellent preparation for further professional study in chemistry, in related sciences, in the health professions, or education.

    CHEMISTRY (BS) WITH A CONCENTRATION IN ADVANCED CHEMISTRY

    The Advanced Chemistry concentration is an extended curriculum that provides a career-level foundation in all of the traditional subject areas of chemistry. Students planning to seek employment in chemical science or to pursue graduate study in chemistry should follow this concentration. Completion of this program is also excellent preparation for careers in health. Students who graduate from this program will have their degrees certified by the American Chemical Society.

    CHEMISTRY (BS) WITH A CONCENTRATION IN BIOCHEMISTRY

    Biochemistry is a rapidly growing field that appeals to students interested in both chemistry and biology. The Biochemistry concentration combines the core chemistry program with biology and biochemistry courses. This degree is especially appropriate for students interested in:

    • careers in the pharmaceutical industry
    • advanced degrees in biochemistry
    • professional school

    CHEMISTRY (BS) WITH A CONCENTRATION IN CHEMICAL PHYSICS

    Since Fall 2008 the department has offered a Chemical Physics concentration. This program combines the core chemistry degree with advanced studies in physics, mathematics, and physical chemistry.

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    Graduates of this program will be very well prepared to pursue graduate work in fields such as:

    • nanotechnology
    • materials science
    • computational chemistry
    • physical chemistry
    • chemical physics

    CHEMISTRY AND EDUCATION DEGREE PROGRAMS

    Our popular degrees in Chemistry and Education prepare graduates for the chemistry or physical science New Jersey state endorsements. These programs are designed to be completed within four years of focused study. Graduates of this program are in high demand both regionally and nationwide, and are making a real difference in their communities and schools.

    For more information, please contact Dr. William Schreiber, chair of the Department of Chemistry and Physics, at 732-571-4443.

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