M.S. degree program in chemistry
HEGIS code 1905
NYS SED program code 35301

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Admission Requirements

Department Chemistry and Biochemistry
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 designed for students who wish to gain experience in research in preparation for careers in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries or as preparation for doctoral studies, with an emphasis on gaining research skills.

Students performing research for a thesis may acquire training in several spectroscopic techniques (optical and magnetic resonance), in microscopy, electrochemistry, chemical synthesis (organic, inorganic), in enzymology and rapid kinetics measurements, in chemical computing using modern theoretical methods, and in the application of the tools of modern biochemistry/biotechnology.

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.S. degree.

Students must complete 26 credits in courses in the Chemistry and Biochemistry Department.

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

Students must complete Chemistry 7910G and submit a thesis acceptable to the department. Either Chemistry 7420G or 7421G (listed above) must be completed before work is begun on the thesis. Information about requirements for the thesis is in the section "Academic Regulations and Procedures" of the Graduate Bulletin.

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

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

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