M.A. degree program in chemistry
HEGIS code 1905
NYS SED program code 02083

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Program Heads

Office Hours
Jarzecki, Andrzej Graduate Deputy 718 951 5000 x2822 228NE jarzecki @ brooklyn.cuny.edu Email for appointments


Admission Requirements

Department Chemistry
Fall Application Deadline The program does not accept applications for Fall
Spring Application Deadline The program does not accept applications for Spring
Supporting Documents for Matriculation:
Submit the following documents to the Office of Graduate Admissions:

1. Transcripts from all colleges and universities attended (applicants who earned a bachelor's degree outside the United States need to submit a 'Course by Course International Transcript Evaluation.' http://www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/web/admissions/graduate/apply/documents.php)

2. Two letters of recommendation.


I. F-1 or J-1 international students must submit English Proficiency Exam. TOEFL- 79, IELTS- 6.5, PTE- 58-63, Duolingo 105-160.

Refer to instructions at http://www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/web/admissions/graduate/apply.php .
TOEFL (paper, computer, internet) N/A, N/A, N/A


This program is currently not accepting applications.

This program is intended for students who seek advanced study in the fundamentals of chemistry. It is appropriate for individuals wishing to pursue careers in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries in research and development or in quality control positions or as preparation for doctoral studies. Students complete the degree by passing a comprehensive exam.
Matriculation requirements
Applicants must offer the following: two terms of general chemistry including qualitative analysis; one term of analytical chemistry; two terms of organic chemistry; two terms of physical chemistry; two terms of calculus; and two terms of general physics.

General matriculation and admission requirements of Graduate Studies are in the section "Admission" of the Graduate Bulletin.

Degree requirements
Thirty credits are required for the M.A. degree.

Students must complete 24 credits in courses in the Chemistry Department.

The following courses are required:
Chemistry 7110G, 7761G, 7550G, 7571G or 7670G, 7640G, 7420G and 7421G.

The remaining credits required for the M.A. degree may be in graduate courses in any department approved by the deputy chairperson.

Students must pass a comprehensive examination.

Courses in the Chemistry Department offered toward the degree must be 7000-level courses.

The program of study must be approved by the deputy chairperson.