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Chemistry, M.Sc., B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 60 months
New York City, NY, United States
The Department of Chemistry offers an intensive, accelerated, combined degree program leading to both the Bachelor of Science and the Master of Science degrees in five years of full time study.
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Qualified undergraduates will have completed their sophomore year with a 3.0 cumulative index and a 3.5 index in Chemistry courses applicable to the major. They are enrolled into the program upon application.

Provisional acceptance into the program may be granted to exceptional first and second year students.

Career Outcomes

With both a bachelor's and master's degree in Chemistry from St. John’s, you’ll be desirable to employers in and beyond science. You’ll be eligible for careers in exciting areas of growth, including:

Industrial chemistry: Research and development, quality control and production, technical sales, marketing and support

Technology: Forensic science, biotechnology, nanotechnology, toxicology, environmental science, petroleum chemistry, food chemistry, cosmetic chemistry, dietary science

Health professions: Medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, pharmacy, medical technology

Government: National laboratory research, Environmental Protection Agency, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Food and Drug Administration, Homeland Security

Academia: Faculty and technical support staff

Chemical Information: Science writing, science librarianship, abstracting, publishing, editing, museums, science centers

Intellectual Property Law: Patents

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
  • Credits
    138 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Students enrolled in the B.S./M.S. program matriculate for a total of 147/148 credits. A total of at least 126/127 credits must be completed by the end of the fourth year, at which time the B.S. degree is awarded. Completion of a thesis and the remaining hours of course work in the fifth year fulfils the requirements for the M.S. degree. All graduate students must successfully complete CHE 101 Instrumental Analysis, CHE 111 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry, CHE 121 Advanced Organic Chemistry and CHE 141 Thermodynamics.

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

Admission requirements:

  • Official College Transcripts with English Translation.
  • An official course-by-course evaluation
  • Foreign credential evaluation.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    41900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41900 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    41900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41900 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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