What Can I Do With This Degree?

About Careers in Chemistry

Your future starts here.

The Chemistry program at Shawnee State is the gold-standard for the chemistry professional. It will prepare you for careers in chemistry, pharmacy and research.

Our program was designed following the highest standards set forth by the American Chemical Society. It is rigorous. It is challenging. It is pretty exciting (if you’re into this type of thing … and we are).

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Our graduates have found careers working for chemical companies, as well as continuing their education in graduate, medical or pharmacy schools. Chemists work in the areas of forensics, medicine, analytics, polymers, and quality assurance.

Chemical technicians are working in testing laboratories, research and development in physical, engineering and life sciences; chemical manufacturing, colleges and professional schools

Hands-On Learning

Our faculty offer research opportunities for every student, working one-on-one with you. Our labs offer state-of-the-art instrumentation and a suite of computers running computational chemistry software.

Tailored Career Tracks in Chemistry

We offer three tracks in Chemistry, based on your career goals: General Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, and Pre-Pharmacy. Learn more about our Chemistry Bachelor Degrees.

Other Degrees in Natural Sciences

Our chemistry program is part of the Department of Natural Sciences at Shawnee State. Here, we offer degrees in biology, pre-med, and geology, in addition to chemistry. We also offer science teacher licensure for grades 7-12.

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