Enhance your skills in the chemical sciences and prepare for professional advancement with USJ’s graduate program in Chemistry.
Designed for working professionals, the program offers flexible options with online courses.
Within the program you will complete 30 credits worth of graduate level course work; 9 credits coming from the required courses and 21 credits coming from elective courses.
Elective Courses are offered in a wide range of chemistry topics. A complete course listing can be found here.
This option is for a limited number of students who must receive prior approval of their research proposal by the program director and a thesis advisor. If approved for this option, the student enrolls in CHEM 598 Research Seminar (3) and CHEM 599 Master’s Thesis (3) as part of the 30 credits. Students on the thesis track will present and defend their thesis as a culminating activity in lieu of a written comprehensive exam.
All students in the non-thesis program must pass a written comprehensive examination after completing at least 24 credits in the graduate program, including all required courses. Students will take 6 individual exams coming from all of their required courses along with 3 selected elective courses.
For current students: If you would like to apply to take your comprehensive exam, please contact Dr. Diane Dean with your request.
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