Graduate Program Description

The goal of the Chemistry M.S. Program is to provide students with professional knowledge and technical skills above the B.S. level which will enhance their career potential & opportunities for advancing in their field. The structure of the M.S. program is geared to suit the needs of a part-time student who is already employed in industry or education. Additionally, the aim of the Ph.D. Program is to provide students with advanced knowledge & skills that are necessary in order to establish fully independent research careers in the future. Graduates are expected to be able to conceive, design & supervise research projects in industrial and academic settings, as well as instruct & train junior members of the research team.


Acquisition of fundamental knowledge of modern chemistry – Engagement in the conduct of individual research & teaching – Preparation for an independent research and or teaching career.  


Sophia Bautista Chinchay, 

Administrative Assistant

73 Warren Street

Olson Hall | Room 232

Phone: 973-353-5173
Fax: 973-353-1264



Website: Chemistry

General Information

Degree Offered: M.S., Ph.D.
Part Time Study Available: Yes.

Degree Credit Requirements

M.S.: 30 credits
Ph.D.: 60 credits

Career Opportunities 

-Analytical Chemist
-Chemical Engineer
-Healthcare Scientist
-Clinical Biochemistry
-Forensic Scientist
-Research Scientist
-Environmental Consultant
-Higher Education
-Nuclear Engineer
-Patent Attorney
-Hazardous Waste Management
-Regulatory Affairs

Application Requirements and Deadlines

All transcripts – General GRE – TOEFL – 3 Letters of Recommendation – Personal Statement – CV/resume – $70 application fee –



USA Students:

April 1st for Fall -  December 1st for Spring


International students:

March 1st for Fall - November 1st for Spring