Graduate Degrees

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Graduate Degree Options in Chemistry

A Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)in Chemistry at KU is intended to prepare graduate students for any of the multitude of career pathways available to individuals who hold a doctorate in the Chemical Sciences.

The Department of Chemistry offers the Master of Science (M.S.) degree for students who want a less extensive graduate program in chemistry. This degree program, usually completed in three years, requires students to complete a thesis concerning their research in the program.