M.S. Coursework Program

This program is designed to allow practicing chemical professionals in the greater Boston area who have an earned bachelor’s degree in chemistry to pursue a masters in chemistry degree part-time by completing a coursework program during the evening weekday hours. All of our graduate courses meet for 2.5 h one evening each week for a semester (fifteen weeks). This course of study takes a variable amount of time depending on how many courses students take each semester. Students normally take one course each semester of study.

Financial support (teaching assistantships or research assistantships) is not available for students in this program. Applicants for this degree-granting program are expected to have an earned B.A. or B.S. in chemistry or to have completed the equivalent coursework with an overall GPA of 3.0 or better from an accredited college or university.

All applicants must have completed 1 year each of general chemistry, organic chemistry, physical chemistry, and one course in analytical chemistry, inorganic chemistry, and biochemistry. All courses must include a laboratory. Students must have achieved passing grades of C or higher in each of the aforementioned courses.