There are so many exciting things one can do with a degree or minor in Chemistry. Our previous graduates have gone onto prestigious Ph.D. programs across the country as well as being accepted into many Pharmacy programs and Physician Assistant schools. Some even obtain jobs right after graduation, working hands on in the chemistry field or using skills learned in other professions.
Future career opportunities with a Chemistry degree include organic chemist, college professor, Pharmacist, patent lawyer and more.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) CATALYST scholarship at the University of Saint Joseph (USJ) recognizes students who have a vision for a career in STEM. Open to first-year applicants of biology, chemistry, and biochemistry, ten students will be selected to receive an annual scholarship . This renewable scholarship includes access to early departmental advisement, academic support, mentored-research, coursework in scientific writing, and career networking opportunities.
Internships are available at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford Hospital, the State of Connecticut Crime Lab, Ensign-Bickford Industries, Pfizer, and Loctite Corporation, to name a few.
The Chemistry program requires 37-38 credits of major class work and well as 16 credits of supporting course work, all with a grade of C or better.
Interested in a Chemistry minor? Learn more here.
Contact: Dr. Ellen Anderson, Chair, at 860.231.5239 or [email protected]
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Reading Time: 1 minute The University continues to monitor the guidance from federal, state, and local officials regarding the COVID-19 outbreak. Aligned with our priority of meeting students’ educational needs while keeping faculty, students and staff safe, please note that as of Monday, March 23, 2020, all instruction offered by the University of Saint Joseph – including labs and
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Reading Time: 2 minutes When USJ students get selected for a very competitive scholarship, you know there are going to be cheers heard around campus. Our entire community is grateful to the CVS Health Foundation for granting the University a $4,000 scholarship to distribute to deserving Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) students. The excitement and gratitude was led by faculty
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Reading Time: 1 minute At the Institute for Advanced Studies in Asian Cultures and Theologies (IASACT) 15th-anniversary conference, USJ’s Reverend Joseph Cheah, OSM, Ph.D., Professor of Religious Studies and Theology, shared his presentation titled, “Asian Pneumatology of the FABC and the Reimagining of the Hospitality and Spirituality in Asia”. Following the conference, his work was accepted by the prestigious international
Reading Time: 1 minute Freshman midfielder Noah Mocksfield (Colchester, Conn.) of the University of Saint Joseph (USJ) men’s lacrosse team was named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Rookie of the Week, announced Monday, March 2, by conference officials. It marks the first time in program history that men’s lacrosse has received a weekly GNAC honor. OFFICIAL GNAC RELEASE Mocksfield set the bar for
Reading Time: 2 minutes The Dietetic Internship Certificate Program at the University of Saint Joseph (USJ) is widely recognized as a top program for individuals interested in pursuing careers in nutrition and dietetics. Alongside faculty guidance, students complete rotations in a variety of fields, giving them the experience that will help them succeed in the future. James Jamieson, a