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Whether it’s the food you consume or the LED screen you’re reading this on, chemistry is a constant force in everyday life. The more we understand about chemistry, the better-prepared we’ll be to solve pressing issues such as climate change and disease. Career options are plentiful for anyone who possesses a degree in chemistry including in fields such as medicine, criminal justice, education and much more.  The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at MSU Denver offers several degrees that encompass any career path you’d want to pursue.   

Our faculty members are experts in all fields of chemistry and have a desire for educating as well as learning, often continuing their research alongside the students enrolled in their classes. Our curriculum is rigorous, encompassing the scientific spectrum in relating chemistry with biology, math and physics to develop you into an expert by the time you graduate.

Should you choose to pursue a graduate degree, an undergraduate degree in chemistry from MSU Denver will also have you well-prepared for your continued education. We are approved by the American Chemical Society to provide a certified degree option, meaning you have been assessed in all the major disciplines of chemistry and have proper training with the instrumentation and techniques needed for a modern chemist.  

With a degree in chemistry or biochemistry, your education starts with our classes, but it doesn't end there. So join us in the challenging learning environment we love. We hope to read about your future discoveries in your forthcoming field of expertise!

Chemistry & Biochemistry at MSU Denver

Career Prospects

A degree in Chemistry provides you with prolific career options. Check with Career Services to see if your path aligns with what our undergraduate degrees offer.

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MSU Denver's Department of Chemistry is certified by the American Chemistry Society (ACS).