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The Department of Chemistry offers students the tools and skills needed to excel in the wide-ranging fields of Chemistry-- from graduate studies, to criminalistics, to analytical and environmental testing, and much more.  We offer bachelor of science and bachelor of arts degrees in chemistry, as well as offering an American Chemical Society (ACS) certified bachelor of science degree and a concentration in criminalistics.   The department also offers support courses associated with criminalistics, nursing, and nutrition, as well as general studies courses.

 The Department of Chemistry has a motivated, dedicated, and enthusiastic faculty devoted to a vision of student success and learning. 

News and Events

Denver Metro Chem Scholarships Available!

The Chemistry Department is proud to offer annual DMCS scholarships for our talented Chemistry majors.  Apply in Spring 2014!

Upcoming Undergraduate Research Conference

The Chemistry department will be participating in Metro State's annual Undergraduate Research Conference.

New Faculty Members

Dr. Michael Ketterer joined the faculty in Summer 2013.  Dr. Ketterer will server as Chair of the Chemistry Department.

Dr. Emily Ragan joined the faculty in Fall 2013.  Dr. Ragan is a new Biochemist for the department.

Contact Us

The Metropolitan State University of Denver Chemistry Department office is located on the third floor of the Science Building, in room 3062.  Campus map and parking information is also available.

Our mailing address is:

Metropolitan State University of Denver
Chemistry Department
P.O. Box 173362
Campus Box 52
Denver, CO 80217-3362

Our office is open Monday through Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm. Please call us at (303) 556-2610 with any questions.