Why Major in Chemistry?
Chemistry is often called the "central science" because a strong knowledge of the material world is paramount to advancements in all areas of science. The study of chemistry in our program at Kent State University will involve specialized instruction in each of the five sub-disciplines of chemistry: analytical chemistry, biochemistry, inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, and physical chemistry. The benefits for studying and majoring in chemistry include:
- Gaining vital skills in research, critical thinking and writing, and collaborative problem solving which are essential to success in the career marketplace today.
- Research projects available in all areas of chemistry and biochemistry.
- Active chemistry student organizations providing excellent opportunities for social and professional interactions among chemistry majors.
- Opportunities for advanced study offered in graduate courses, as well as M.S. and Ph.D. degree programs.
Chemistry (B.A., B.S.)
What can I do with a Chemistry degree?
Below is a list of potential career paths for students who major in chemistry.
|Analytical Chemist||Medical Doctor|
|Chemical Instrumentation Developer||Patent Law|
|Drug Development and Manufacturing||Pharmaceutical Chemist|
|Environmental Protection||Physician's Assistant|
|Food Researcher||Quality Control & Assurance|
|Forensic Chemistry||Research & Development|
|Formulation Chemist||Research Assistant|
|Industrial Chemist||Synthetic Chemist|