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Department of Physical Sciences Chemistry

Chemistry

Learn more about the building blocks of life and matter! The chemistry faculty at Emporia State University have a tradition of excellence that will propel you to a successful career. After graduation, you might work in environmental, pharmaceutical or food laboratories. Or, you might continue your education by attending pharmacy, medical, engineering, chiropractic, or graduate school. A 2018 report (Forbes, 2019) on college graduates notes that the highest paid fields are in science, technology, engineering and math. These fields will continue to grow!

Chemistry-BS

Bachelor of Science

The nature of all substances and how they interact with each other. Career options include business, research, pharmaceutical, toxicology and education fields. ESU offers an American Chemical Society accredited program which is recognized in the discipline as the premier chemistry major.

Chemistry-BA

Bachelor of Arts

Learn more about the building blocks of life and matter. The chemistry faculty at Emporia State University have a tradition of excellence that will propel you to a successful career. Career options include environmental, pharmaceutical or food laboratories.

Environmental Chemistry

Bachelor of Arts, Concentration

ESU chemistry offers an American Chemical Society (ACS) certified degree (the best in the nation!) to equip you with an understanding of scientific discovery. Our chemistry program prepares you for advanced study and immediate employment in a variety of laboratories and other options.

Biochemistry Concentration

Chemistry, Concentration

ESU chemistry offers an American Chemical Society (ACS) certified degree (the best in the nation!) to equip students with an understanding of scientific discovery. Our chemistry program prepares students for advanced study and immediate employment in a variety of laboratories and other options. We offer concentrations in biochemistry, environmental chemistry, pre-pharmacy, pre-medical and pre-chemical engineering pathways.

Pre-Chiropractic Medicine (Biology)

Pre Professional Program

A Dual Degree Program has been articulated between Emporia State University and Cleveland Chiropractic College, whereby a student takes prescribed courses at ESU, then takes courses for three years at Cleveland. Certain courses are transferred back to ESU, enabling the student to earn a BA degree in Chemistry from ESU and a Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine degree from Cleveland Chiropractic.