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Careers In Chemistry

In the chemistry department, you'll learn how to communicate chemical concepts and problem-solve using critical thinking and analytical reasoning skills. With a degree in chemistry, you're ready to take on different careers in the chemical industry or keep going to graduate or professional school.

Become an industrial chemist

As a new graduate, you could begin your career in an industrial position, quality control or supervised research. Quality control is about making sure that a quality product is being made. That requires you to analyze starting materials, intermediate steps in the production process and the final product.

Quality Control Chemist Research

Become a medical professional

Healthcare is the largest industry in the U.S. and still growing. As a chemistry major, your career would focus on the cure and prevention of disease. You can go on to graduate or professional school to be a dentist, pharmacist, doctor and more.

Dentist Pharmacist

Become a manufacturing chemist

The chemical manufacturing industry employs most chemists. This includes firms that make plastics and synthetic materials, pharmaceuticals, detergents, paints, industrial organic material and other chemical products.

Research Analyst