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Career Opportunities in Chemistry

Graduates of this program can become leaders in a variety of professional positions, industries, and organizations including:

  • Analytical, Quality Control, Production Chemist
  • Art Conservation
  • Chemical / Pharmaceutical / Instrumentation Sales, Manufacturing, Marketing
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Chemical Waste and Safety Inspector
  • Clinical Laboratory Technician
  • Cosmetic Chemist
  • Department of Agriculture
  • Department of Energy
  • Education (college, university, high school)
    Public and private secondary schools are suffering from a critical shortage of science teachers. Alternative certification is available for graduates in the sciences.Chemistry majors who are interested in teaching at the college level and those who work in university research laboratories are well prepared for graduate school.
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • Food and Drug Administration
  • Forensic Criminologist / Scientist
  • Hazardous Waste Management
  • Industrial Chemist
  • Law (Medical, Environmental, Patent)
  • Medical / Health Professions (Pharmacist, Physician, Dentist,Ophthalmologist, Assistant Anesthesiologist, Nutritionist)
  • Medical Services Laboratories
  • Research and Development
  • Scientific, Technical Writer

Click here for additional career information provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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