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Graduate Program


Name: Dr. William Shirley
Phone: 620-235-4753

Chemistry (MS)

The Department of Chemistry offers a Master of Science degree with a major in Chemistry. This degree is certified by the American Chemical Society and may lead to jobs in industry, plastics, secondary education or environmental chemistry. A large fraction of chemistry students seek further education after completing this degree, while many also pursue careers in related fields such as medicine, pharmacy and engineering.

Program Outline

Options available for the degree include:

  • Option I: Thesis
    • This option is designed to prepare students for a doctoral program, for advanced professional careers, or for students wanting to complete an in-depth research experience. 
  • Option II: Research Problem
    • This option is designed to provide a research experience that can include a specific problem, creative and aesthetic efforts such as performances, exhibits, or creative programs, or an internship.

Required Courses

Admission Requirements

Admission to this graduate degree program requires:

  • Bachelor's degree in chemistry from accredited university