Chemistry Master's Program
DegreeMaster of Science
DepartmentChemistry and Chemical Biology
ContactGraduate Admissions1.888.511.1306[email protected]
Gain the hands-on experience and mentorship you need for a successful career in chemical research.
The chemistry master’s program at Stevens gives you unparalleled preparation for a range of satisfying careers in research and industry. You’ll work closely with recognized leaders in the field, conduct your own original research and gain the in-depth lab experience that top employers look for. Our graduates go on to thrive in academia, pharma, medicine and a range of expanding opportunities in chemistry and chemical biology.
The opportunities for chemists are endless, therefore, our curriculum is designed to give you interdisciplinary training, rigorous theoretical instruction and lots of exposure to experimental methods and state-of-the-art equipment. The chemistry master’s program showcases strong research strengths in mass spectrometry, computational chemistry, organic and medicinal chemistry. You will find exceptional research and mentorship opportunities within our premier research centers and laboratories.
Chemistry and Chemical Biology Research at Stevens
Major advantages of studying chemistry and chemical biology at a premier research institution like Stevens include support for your ideas, great mentors and the best tools for your research. Learn more about research in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology.
The Stevens Advantage
Stevens also helps you build your professional network in an ideal location: we are just 15 minutes from downtown Manhattan and situated in the center of the New Jersey. Our location gives students access to professional networking opportunities in New York City, as well as internships and other opportunities for career experience.
More Advantages to our Program
Part-time or full-time enrollment
World-class laboratories with industry-standard equipment
Opportunities to present your work to major companies
Training in drug formulation and drug discovery
Focuses on biochemistry and inorganic, organic, analytical, physical, computational and medicinal chemistry
Technical/laboratory courses in biochemistry, computational and analytical chemistry
Most courses offered in the evening
Thesis and non-thesis option
Areas of Focus
Polymer Synthesis and Characterization
Methods of Instrumental Analysis
Medicinal Chemistry and Structural Chemistry (Theoretical as well as Experimental)
Protein Trafficking Through Membranes
Drug Encapsulation and Dosing Proteomics
We welcome applicants who have a passion for chemistry and a drive to innovate. You can apply to the chemistry program with an undergraduate degree in chemistry, natural or physical sciences. Students should have undergraduate level coursework in chemistry, physics and calculus.
Bachelor’s degree, with a minimum GPA of 3.0, from an accredited institution
Official college transcripts
Two letters of recommendation
A statement of purpose
TOEFL/IELTS scores (for international students)
A competitive GRE or GMAT score*
*GRE/GMAT is not required for part-time students.
Putting You on Track for Professional Success
The chemistry master's program develops in-demand knowledge and skills to put you on track for career success in a variety of roles like:
Formulation or Materials Scientist
Our graduates have been hired at: Merck, Novartis, Pfizer, Dupont, Johnson & Johnson, 3M