Graduate Programs in Chemistry

  • A student and professor work together in a lab

    STUDENT RESEARCH Aaron Kishlock adjusts a rotovap while working on a research project with Professor Avijita Jain titled "Synthesis, Characterization, Spectroscopic, and Electrochemical Studies of Ruthenium Complexes."

    Combine business with chemistry to create dynamic career opportunities

    What happens when you merge chemistry with business and marketing savvy? Opportunity. Too often there is a disconnect between science and management. You can be the invaluable link that makes it all work by mastering the languages of both commerce and chemistry.

    The Master of Science degree in Applied and Industrial Chemistry is an “MBA for scientists” like you who know they have more than scientific acumen to bring to the table. Your course of study will allow you to polish the crucial skills needed to lead an industrial firm or government agency through the complex business cycles of science.

    MS in Applied and Industrial Chemistry

    Chemistry careers require more than knowledge of the properties and composition of substances. Industry also demands people skills, such as communication and project management. By complementing your science background with the ability to win trust, lead by example, and build efficient teams and business strategies, you place yourself in the unique and highly valued category of corporate chemist.

    (4+1) BS-MS Program in Applied and Industrial Chemistry

    This 30-credit program saves you time and money by letting you enter graduate studies early while still working on your undergraduate degree.

    With early admission in junior year:

    • Twelve graduate credits taken in your senior year will count toward both graduate and undergraduate degrees.
    • Take an additional 18 credits in your fifth year for the master’s program.

    The IUP Difference

    Evening classes. If you’re employed and can’t attend classes during the day, you can still pursue a PSM. This new IUP program offers evening courses on various campuses and online courses.

    Virtual course credits. You may fulfill credits for business courses by logging into our website. This virtual endeavor will save time and allow you to take online classes when convenient to your work schedule.

    Hybrid internship. The required internship can be related to work you’re already doing, benefiting both you and your employer.