What will I learn?

The ingredients for discovery.

Scientists who hold an advanced degree in chemistry are on the front lines of chemical research and development, making significant contributions to the knowledge of our physical world.

In this program, you will focus on a branch of chemistry that interests you, including analytical, inorganic, organic and physical chemistry. Using sophisticated instrumentation, you may work to develop new materials for medicine, agriculture, food production or industry. You could also explore environmental monitoring, pollution abatement, or the building of sensors for use in explosives detection.

Additionally, students in this program have unique opportunities to actively research across disciplines in such areas as bio-organic chemistry, biophysical chemistry, environmental chemistry, medicinal chemistry and nano-materials.

This degree could be a good fit if you:

Have a solid background in analytical, inorganic, organic and physical chemistry

Want to be in the lab designing and conducting research

Want to apply your chemistry knowledge to solve pressing global problems

Have a strong work ethic

With this degree, you could become a/an:

  • Scientists in the chemical, biotechnology, pharmaceutical or oil industries
  • Industrial chemist
  • Consultant in a R&D, architecture, engineering, or environmental firm
  • Researcher in a government laboratory
  • Teacher at the high-school or college level

Which department am I in?

College of Science

Study options

Full Time (30 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$29,412.00 per year
Start date

12 January 2022, 16 May 2022, 22 August 2022

Venue

University of Idaho

875 Perimeter Drive,

MOSCOW,

Idaho,

83844, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Graduate school applicants must possess the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor's degree, with a minimum overall Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

For international students

Graduate school applicants must possess the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor's degree, with a minimum overall Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

The following are acceptable as proof of English competency for graduate students:

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language): minimum overall score of 79

IELTS (International English Language Testing System): minimum overall score of 6.5

MELAB (Michigan English Language Assessment Battery): Minimum overall score of 77

U of I American Language and Culture Program (ALCP) with score of a Level 6/Advanced Pass

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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