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Chemistry-Environmental Chemistry Concentration

Explore our Environmental Chemistry program

Bachelor of Arts, Chemistry-Environmental Chemistry Concentration

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! Learn the requirements by viewing the complete degree requirements. 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. We offer you concentrations in biochemistry, environmental chemistry, pre-pharmacy, pre-medical and pre-chemical engineering pathways. You will have the opportunities to work with faculty one-on-one and develop a career path.

So many possibilities

  • Pharmacist
  • Professor
  • Physician, Dentist, or Chiropractor
  • Forensic scientist – join ESU for the only graduate program in forensic science in the state!
  • Research technician – synthesize and analyze pharmaceuticals
  • Industry technician – quality control in chemical production
  • Materials scientist – synthesize solar cells and batteries

Partnership Programs

  • KU (pre-pharmacy and pre-medical)
  • Cleveland Chiropractic College
  • KU and KSU (chemical engineering)

Program Resources + student organizations

Our labs are top-notch with state of the art instrumentation and computer laboratories. You'll also be able to network with other students through the Chemistry Club and the Caduceus Society (pre-med club).

Emporia State University student at graduation

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(620) 341-5330

Rm 133 Science Hall


Box 4030
1 Kellogg Circle
Emporia, KS 66801