Welcome to the cutting-edge of science that will ignite your passion for innovation. Come learn how our unique student opportunities make IUP the best Pennsylvania university to earn your undergraduate degree.

At IUP we understand that not every university’s degree are created equal. We focus on student opportunities such as an integrated leadership minor, undergraduate research, internships, and guaranteed graduate school admissions to achieve a near 100 percent employment and graduate school placement rate.

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Chemistry and Biochemistry Programs

Biochemistry, BS

Chemistry, BS

Chemistry Education, Chemistry, BS

Pre-Medical, Chemistry, BS

Pre-Pharmacy, Chemistry, BS


Chemistry Minor

Certified Degrees: The department undergoes a rigorous review by the American Chemical Society to have certified degrees offered, the gold standard for biochemistry and chemistry programs.


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56th Annual Madia Awards

The Madia Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physics and Engineering presents its 56th Annual Academic Achievement Awards.

CBPE Alumni Panel

Join us via Zoom on Friday, April 12, at 6:30 p.m. for an alumni panel discussion, featuring IUP alumni from CBPE and STEM majors. Learn about their career paths and how IUP helped them to get started on their professional journeys.

Meeting of Western Pennsylvania Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers

Physicists from across Western Pennsylvania will meet in Kopchick Hall on Saturday, March 23, to discuss current research in physics as well as physics education. Presentations will include student poster sessions.

Federal Work-study On-campus Jobs for Fall 2023

Each semester, the Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physics, and Engineering Department at IUP seeks to hire 14 to 16 students to work as laboratory preppers, stockroom assistants, department tutors, student researchers, and a student instrument technician.

IUP Research Appreciation Week Events

Indiana University of Pennsylvania will celebrate innovative student and faculty research and creative work and welcome Dean Emerita Deanne Snavely as the Women in STEM Summit speaker during IUP’s 2023 Research Appreciation Week, planned for April 3 to 6 at the KCAC.