Chemistry

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Graduate Chemistry 

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Chemistry

  • The Chemistry PhD program provides a doctoral education in four technical focal areas:
    • Materials Chemistry
    • Environmental Chemistry
    • Biochemistry
    • Forensic Science
  • These specific areas meet the ever-pressing demand for the development of new materials and the increasing urgency of addressing crucial environmental and security problems.
  • Draws upon the strengths of the Department of Chemistry and other units, such as the College of Optics & Photonics and the National Center for Forensic Science (NCFS).
  • The curriculum has been formulated in collaboration with industrial scientists and represents a response to current and projected competencies needed by the industry.
  • Purpose: to develop scientists and educators capable of conducting research to solve important problems in contemporary fields of the chemical sciences while preparing a highly skilled work force to ensure the technological/economic health and competitiveness in central Florida.

 

Masters of Science (M.S.), Chemistry

  • The Chemistry MS program prepares students for careers in the chemical industry.
  • This program concentrates in four technical focal areas:
    • Materials Chemistry
    • Environmental Chemistry
    • Biochemistry
    • Forensic Science
  • The curriculum is designed to provide a broad overall perspective of the industry and an awareness of economic and engineering considerations while placing the primary emphasis upon chemistry and the application of chemical principles to the development of products and processes.