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Master in Chemistry

Take the next step towards your future as a professional scientist with a master’s in Chemistry from Portland State University.

Quick Facts

Full-time Duration: 1 year
Starting in: September
Tuition Fee: $708 per credit
Location: Portland Campus (Portland, United States)

Our esteemed faculty model innovative pedagogy in the University’s state-of-the-art teaching labs and classrooms, and provide access to unparalleled research and support facilities. Combining original research with advanced coursework in various disciplines of chemistry, our programs in chemistry provide opportunities for unique and collaborative research.

What can I do with a master’s degree in Chemistry from Portland State University?

Graduate study in chemistry at Portland State University provides students with good preparation for rewarding careers in academic, industrial, or government research. Graduates of the Department of Chemistry’s programs have taken advantage of the strong interdisciplinary nature of the program and report that their doctoral training prepared them well for rewarding careers. These students have benefited from interdisciplinary programs on campus, such as the Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Academy, the Center for Electron Microsocopy and Nanofabrication, the Center for Life in Extreme Environments and with the Oregon Health & Sciences University (OHSU).


Courses Included

  • Advanced Organic Chemistry
  • Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
  • Spectrometric Analysis
  • Numerical Data Analysis and Modeling in Chemistry
  • Advanced Analytical Theory